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For Public and 
Private Use 

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Prepared by 

The Common Service Book Committee of thb 
Lutheran Church 

Copyright, 1917, by 

C. M. Jacobs and P. Z. Strodach 


First Edition, November, l'.HT ; Reprinted December, 1917 
January, 1918; February, 1918 



Order of Service 5 

The Holy Communion 8 

A Form of Morning Prayer 10 

A Form of Evening Prayer 11 

Selection of Scripture and Psalms 12 

Table of Epistles and Gospels 23 

Prayers for Public and Private Use 25 

Order for Burial 35 

Hymns 37 

The Holy Communion may be administered only by an 

ordained Minister; the other Services here provided, may 

be conducted by any Christian man. 


If A Hymn may be sung. 
If The Minister shall say: 

IN the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the 
Holy Ghost. Amen. 

Beloved in the Lord! Let us draw near with a true 
heart, and confess our sins unto God our Father, beseech- 
ing Him, in the Name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to grant 
us forgiveness. 

Almighty God, our Maker and Redeemer, we poor sin- 
ners confess unto Thee, that we are by nature sinful and 
unclean, and that we have sinned against Thee by thought, 
word, and deed. Wherefore we flee for refuge to Thine 
infinite mercy, seeking and imploring Thy grace, for the 
sake of our Lord Jesus Christ. 

If All shall say with the Minister: 

OMOST merciful God, Who hast given Thine Only- 
begotten Son to die for us, have mercy upon us, and 
for His sake grant us remission of all our sins: and by 
Thy Holy Spirit increase in us true knowledge of Thee, 
and of Thy will, and true obedience to Thy Word, to the 
end that by Thy grace we may come to everlasting life* 
through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

1f The Minister shall say: 
ALMIGHTY God, our heavenly Father, hath had 
•**- mercy upon us, and hath given His Only Son to die 
for us, and for His sake forgiveth us all our sins. To them 
that believe on His Name, He giveth power to become 
the sons of God, and bestoweth upon them His Holy 
Spirit. He that believeth, and is baptized, shall be saved. 
Grant this, O Lord, unto us all. Amen. 


11 The Gloria Patri shall be said after the Psalm. 
If The Minister shall say the following Prayer, or the Prayer 

of the Sfdxn/t. 

DLESSED Lord, Who hast caused all Holy Scriptures 
*-* to be written for our learning: Grant that we may 
in such wise hear them, read, mark, learn, and inwardly 
digest them, that by patience and comfort of Thy holy 
Word, we may embrace, and ever hold fast the blessed 
hope of everlasting life, which Thou hast given us in our 
Saviour Jesus Christ. Amen. 


H All shall say the Apostles 1 Creed. 
T BELIEVE in God the Father Almighty, Maker of 
•*- heaven and earth. And in Jesus Christ His only Son, 
our Lord; Who was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of 
the Virgin Mary; Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was 
crucified, dead, and buried; He descended into hell; The 
third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into 
heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of God the Father 
Almighty; From thence He shall come to judge the quick 
and the dead. 

I believe in the Holy Ghost; The holy Christian Church, 
the Communion of Saints; The Forgiveness of sins; The 
Resurrection of the body; And the Life everlasting. 


If Then may follow 


1f A Hymn may then be sung. 


MERCIFUL Father in heaven, Who holdest in Thy 
hand all the might of men and of Whom is all rule 
and authority m the kingdoms of the world: We humbly 

beseech Thee, graciously regard Thy servant, N 

the President of the United States, and all others in 

authority over us, that, having received the sword as 
Thy ministers, they may bear it according to Thy com- 
mandment, and lead our Nation in the way of righteous- 

Let Thy protection be upon all those who are in the 
service of our Country, guarding them and us from all 
harm and danger of body and soul; sustain and comfort 
those at home in their hours of loneliness and anxiety; 
prepare the dying for death and the living for Thy ser- 
vice; give success to our arms on land and sea, and grant 
us and all nations a speedy, just and lasting peace, to the 
glory of Thy Name and the coming of Thy Kingdom; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

If Here may be said other Prayers. All shall say: 

OUR Father, Who art in heaven; Hallowed by Thy 
Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be done on 
earth, as it is in heaven; Give us this day our daily bread; 
And forgive us our trespasses, as we forgive those who 
trespass against us; And lead us not into temptation; 
But deliver us from evil; For Thine is the kingdom, and 
the power, and the glory, for ever and ever. Amen. 


If Then may follow a Hymn and the Service shall close with 
Silent Prayer. 



Tf Those who purpose receiving the Holy Communion should 
prepare themselves privately by reading Psalms 32; 51; 
1 Cor. 11 : 23-82; Matt. 11 : 28-30 or other suitable pass- 
ages of Holy Scripture. They should also confer privately 
with the Chaplain or Minister. 

If In connection with the Order for the Holy Communion, 
the Chaplain or Minister shall use the form of Confession 
and Absolution of the Order of Service. 

Tf A Hymn may be sung. 
1f Then shall be said rcsponsively: 
HPHE Lord be with you. 
-*- And frith thy spirit. 
Lift up your hearts. 

We lift them up unto the Lord. 
Let us give thanks unto the Lord our God. 

It is meet and right so to do. 
It is truly meet, right, and salutary, that we should at 
all times, and in all places, give thanks unto Thee, O Lord, 
Holy Father, Almighty, Everlasting God: 

Therefore with Angels and Arch-angels, and with all the 
company of heaven, we laud and magnify Thy glorious 
Name; evermore praising Thee, and saying: 

U Then shall all say: 
LTOLY, Holy, Holy, Lord God of Sabaothj Heaven and 
■*■•*- earth are full of Thy glory; Hosanna in the highest. 
Blessed is He that cometh in the Name oi (he Lord. 
Eiosanna in the highest. t 

If Then shall the Minister say the Lord's Prayer, after 
which he shall say: 

OUR Lord Jesus Christ, in the night ((l) Here he shall take 
in which He was betrayed, look g« 1'aten with the 

bread a ; and when He had given thanks, 

He brake it and gave it to His disciples, saying, Take, eat; 
this is my Body, which is given for you; this do in remem- 
brance of Me. 

After the same manner also, He took 
the cup 6 , when He had supped, and thVcv^in hu hand. * 
when He had given thanks, He gave 
it to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; this cup is the New 
Testament in My Blood, which is shed for you, and for 
many, for the remission of sins; this do, as oft as ye drink 
it, in remembrance of Me. 

The Peace of the Lord be with you alway. Amen. 

H Then shall be said responsively: 

CHRIST, Thou Lamb of God, that takest away the 
sin of the world: 
Have mercy upon us. 
Christ, Thou Lamb of God, that takest away the sin 
of the world: 

Have mercy upon us. 
Christ, Thou Lamb of God, that takest away the sin 
©f the world : 

Grant us Thy peace. Amen. 

1f The Minister shall reverently distribute the Elements 

using the proper words, and dismissing each group with 

the following Blessing: 

T^HE Body of our Lord Jesus Christ and His precious 

-*- Blood strengthen and preserve you in true faith unto 

everlasting life. 

If After the Administration, the Minister shall say: 
\I/"E g iv e thanks to Thee, Almighty God, that Thou 
* * hast refreshed us with this Thy salutary gift; and 
we beseech Thee, of Thy mercy, to strengthen us through 
the same in faith toward Thee, and in fervent love toward 
one another; through Jesus Christ, Thy dear Son, our 
Lord, Who liveth and reigneth with Thee and the Holy 
Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen. 

If Then shall the Benediction be said, and the Service shall 

close with Silent Prayer. 





["N the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. 
L Amen. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon ui. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. 
Lord, have mercy upon us. 



(Responsively, ending with the Gloria Patri.) 


H Then shall be said responsively: 
Y voice shalt Thou hear in the morning, O Lord. 


In the morning will I direct my prayer unto Thee, and will look up. 
Let my mouth be filled with Thy praise, 

And with Thy honor all the day. 
O Lord, hide Thy face from my sins, 

And blot out all mine iniquittts. 
Create in me, O God, a clean heart, 

And renew a right spirit within me. 
Cast me not away from Thy presence. 

And take not Thy Holy Spirit from me. 
In Thy presence is fulness of joy, 

At Thy right h<ut<l there are pltnsures forever more. 
Vouchsafe, O Lord, this day: 

To keep us without sin. 
Have mercy upon us, O Lord: 

Have mercy upon us, 
O Lord, let Thy mercy be upon us: 

As our trust is in Thee. 
Hear my prayer, O Lord: 

And let my cry come unto Thee. 

Let us pray. 

WE give thanks unto Thee, Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, 
Thy dear Son, that Thou hast protected us through the night 
from all danger and harm; and we beseech Thee to preserve Mini keep 
us, this day also, from all sin and evil; that in all our thoughts, words 
and deeds, we may serve and please Thee. Into Thy hands we com- 
mend our bodies ami souls, and all that is ours. Let Thy holy angel 
have charge concerning us, that the wicked one have no power over ua. 
A rn> n. 

^ Other Prayers may Own t>e said, and th> Scrvicr shall close with th* 

Bern diction* 





[N tho Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. 
L Amen. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. Christ, have mercy upon us. 

Lord, have mercy upon us. 
Lord, have mercy upon us. 



{Responsively, ending with the Gloria Patri.) 


If Then shall be said responsively: 
E that dwelleth in the secret place of the Most High: 


Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty. 

God, be not far from me: 

my God, make haste for my help. 
Come unto Him all ye that labor and are heavy laden: 

And He will give you rest. 
For whether we live, we live unto the Lord, and whether we die, we 
die unto the Lord: 

Whether we live, therefore, or die, we are the Lord's. 

1 will both lay me down in peace and sleep: 

For Thou only makest mc dwell in safety. 
The almighty and merciful Lord, bless and preserve us. 

Vouchsafe, O Lord, this night 

To keep us without sin. 
O Lord, have mercy upon us: 

Have mercy upon us. 
O Lord, let Thy mercy be upon us: 

As our trust is in Thee. 
Hear my prayer, O Lord: 

And let my cry come before Thee. 

Let us pray. 

WE give thanks unto Thee, Heavenly Father, through Jesus Christ, 
Thy dear Son, that Thou hast this day so graciously protected 
us; and we beseech Thee to forgive us all our sins, and the wrong which 
we have done, and by Thy great mercy defend us from all the perils 
and dangers of this night. Into Thy hands we commend our bodies 
and souls, and all thnt is ours. Let Thy holy angel have charge con- 
cerning us, that the wicked one have no power over us. Amen. 
H Other Prayers may then be said, and the Service shall close with the 



Psalm 1. 

BLESSED is the man that walk- 
eth not in the counsel of the 
ungodly: nor standeth in the way 
of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat 
of the scornful. 

But his delight is in the law of 
the Lord: and in His law doth he 
meditate day and night. 

And he shall be like a tree plant- 
ed by the rivers of water: that 
bringeth forth his fruit in his 

His leaf also shall not wither: 
and whatsoever he doeth shall 

The ungodly are not so: but 
are like the chaff which the wind 
driveth away. 

Therefore the ungodly shall not 
.stand in the judgment: nor sinners 
in the congregation of the right- 

For the Lord knoweth the way 
of the righteous: but the way of 
the ungodly shall perish. 

Psalm 19. 

THE heavens declare the glory of 
God: and the firmament shew- 
eth His handywork. 

Day unto day uttereth speech: 
and night unto night Bheweth 

There is no speech nor language: 

where their voire is not heard. 

The law of the Lord is perfect. 
converting the soul: the testimony 

of the LORD if MIPS, making wise 
the simple. 

I he statutes of the Lord are 
right, rejoicing the heai I : the com- 

mandment of the LordIs pure, en- 
lightening the eyes. 

The fear of the Lord is clean, 
enduring forever: the judgments 
of the Lord are true and righteous 

More to be desired are they than 
gold, yea, than much fine gold: 
sweeter also than honey and the 

Moreover by them is Thy ser- 
vant warned: and in keeping of 
them there is great reward. 

Who can understand his errors: 
cleanse Thou me from secret faults. 

Keep back Thy servant also 
from presumptuous sins, let them 
not have dominion over me: then 
shall I be upright, and I shall be 
innocent from the great tr 

Let the words of my mouth, and 
the meditation of my heart, he ac- 
ceptable in Thy sight: LORD, 
my Strength, and my Redeemer. 

Psalm 24. 

THE Lord is my Shepherd: I 
shall not want. 

He maketh me to lie down in 
green pastures: He leadeth me 
beside the still waters. 

He restoreth my soul: He lead- 
eth me in the paths of richtcous- 
ness for His Name's sake. 

Yea, though 1 walk through the 
valley of the shadow of death, I 

will fear no evil: for Thou art with 
me, Thy rod and Thy staff they 
comfort me. 

Thou preparesi a table before 

mi- in the presence of mine enemies: 


Thou anoint est my head wit It oil, 
my cup runneth over. 

Surely goodness and mercy shall 
follow me all the days of my life: 
and I will dwell in the house of the 
Lord for ever. 

Psalm 24. 

THE earth is the Lord's, and the 
fulness thereof: the world, 
and they that dwell therein. 

For He hath founded it upon the 
seas: and established it upon the 

Who shall ascend into the hill of 
the Lord: or who shall stand in 
His holy place? 

He that hath clean hands, and a 
pure heart: who hath not lifted up 
his soul unto vanity, nor sworn de- 

He shall receive the blessing 
from the Lord: and righteousness 
from the God of his salvation. 

This is the generation of them 
that seek Him: that seek thy face, 
O Jacob. 

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, 
and be ye lift up, ye everlasting 
doors: and the King of glory shall 
come in. 

Who is this King of glory: The 
Lord strong and mighty, the Lord 
mighty in battle. 

Lift up your heads, O ye gates, 
even lift them up, ye everlasting 
doors: and the King of glory shall 
come in. 

Who is this King of glory: The 
Lord of hosts, He is the King of 

Psalm 32. 

BLESSED is he whose transgres- 
sion is forgiven: whose sin is 

Blessed is the man unto whom 
the Lord imputeth not iniquity: 
and in whose spirit there is no 

I acknowledged my sin unto 

'1 'hc(>: and mine iniquity have I 
not hid. 

I said, I will confess my trans- 
gressions unto the Lord: and 
Thou forgavest the iniquity of my 

For this shall every one that is 
godly pray unto Thee in a time 
when Thou may est be found: sure- 
ly in the floods of great waters they 
shall not come nigh unto him. 

Thou art my hiding-place, Thou 
shalt preserve me from trouble: 
Thou shalt compass me about with 
songs of deliverance. 

I will instruct thee and teach 
thee in the way which thou shalt 
go: I will guide thee with mine eye. 

Many sorrows shall be to the 
wicked: but he that trusteth in the 
Lord, mercy shall compass him 

Be glad in the Lord, and rejoice, 
ye righteous: and shout for joy, 
all ye that are upright in heart. 

Psalm 46. 

GOD is our Refuge and Strength: 
a very present help in trouble. 

Therefore will not we fear, 
though the earth be removed: and 
though the mountains be carried 
into the midst of the sea; 

Though the waters thereof roar 
and be troubled: though the 
mountains shake with the swelling 

There is a river, the streams 
whereof shall make glad the city 
of God: the holy place of the 
tabernacles of the Most High. ' 

God is in the midst of her, she 
shall not be moved: God shall 
help her, and that right early. 

The heathen raged, the king- 
doms were moved: He uttered His 
voice, the earth melted. 

The Lord of hosts is with us: 
the God of Jacob is our Refuge. 

Come, behold the works of the 
Lord: what desolations He hath 
made in the earth. 


He maketh wars to oaSM unto 

the end of the earth: He breaketh 

the bow, and cutteth the spear in 
sunder, He burnetii the chariot in 
the fire. 

Be still, and Know that I am 
God: I will be exalted among the 
heathen, I will be exalted in the 

The Lord of hosts is with us: 
the God of Jacob is our Refuge. 

Psalm 67. 

GOD be merciful unto us, and 
bless us: and cause His face to 
shine upon us. 

That Thy way may be known 
upon earth: Thy saving health 
among all nations. 

Let the people praise Thee, O 
God: let all the people praise Thee. 

let the nations be glad and 
sing for joy: for Thou shalt judge 
the people righteously, and govern 
the nations upon earth. 

Lei the people praise Thee, 
God: let all the people praise Thee. 

Then shall the earth yield her 
increase: and God, even our own 
God, shall bless us. 

God shall bless us: and all the 
ends of the earth shall fear Him. 

Psalm 91. 

HE that dwelleth in the secret 
place of the Most High: shall 
abide under the shadow of the Al- 

1 will say of the Lord, He is my 
Refuge and my Fortress: my God, 
in Him will I trust. 

Surely He shall deliver thee from 
the cnare of the fowler: and from 
the noisome pestilence. 

He shall cover thee with His 
feathers, and under His fringe 
shalt thou trust: His truth shall 
DC thy shield and buckler. 

Thou shall not D€ afraid for the 
terror by night: QOl fOI the arrow 

that flieth by day; 

Nor for the pestilence that walk- 

eth in darkness: nor for the de- 
struction that iraateifa at noonday. 

Because thou hast made the 
Lord, which is my Refuge: even 
the Most High, thy habitation; 

There shall no evil befall thee: 
neither shall any plague come nigh 
thy dwelling. 

For He shall nive His angels 
charge over thee: to keep thee in 
all thy ways. 

They shall bear thee up in their 
hands: lest thou dash thy foot 
against a stone. 

Thou shalt tread upon the lion 
and adder: the young lion and the 
dragon shalt thou trample under 

Because he hath set his love 
upon Me, therefore will I deliver 
him: I will set him on high, be- 
cause he hath known My Name. 

He shall call upon Me, and I 
will answer him: I will be with him 
in trouble, I will deliver him, and 
honor him. 

With long life will I satisfy him: 
and show him My salvation. 

Psalm 100. 

MAKIv a joyful noise unto the 
Lord, all ye lands: serve the 
Lord with gladness, come before 
His presence with singing. 

Know ye that the Lord He is 
God: t is He that hath made us, 
and no we ourselves, we are His 
people, | id the sheep of His pas- 

Enter into His gates with 
thanksgiving, and into His courts 
with praise: be thankiul unto 
Him, and bless His Name. 

For the Lord is good, His 
mercy is everlasting: and His 
truth endureth to all generations. 

Psalm 103. 

BLESS tin- Loud, my soul: 
and all that is within im . 
I lis holy Name. 


Bless the Lord, O my soul: and 
forget not all His benefits; 

Who forgiveth all thine iniqui- 
ties: Who healeth all thy diseases; 

Who redeemeth thy life from 
destruction: Who crowneth thee 
with lovingkindness and tender 

Who satisfieth thy mouth with 
good things: so that thy youth is 
renewed like the eagle's. 

The Lord executeth righteous- 
ness and judgment: for all that 
are oppressed. 

The Lord is merciful and gra- 
cious: slow to anger, and plen- 
teous in mercy. 

He will not always chide: neither 
will He keep His anger for ever. 

He hath not dealt with us after 
our sins: nor rewarded us accord- 
ing to our iniquities. 

For as the heaven is high above 
the earth: so great is His mercy to- 
ward them that fear Him. 

As far as the east is from the 
west: so far hath He removed our 
transgressions from us. 

Like as a father pitieth his chil- 
dren: so the Lord pitieth them 
that fear Him. 

Bless the Lord, all His works in 
all places of His dominion: bless 
the Lord, O my soul. 

Psalm 107. 

OGIVE thanks unto the Lord, 
for He is good: for His mercy 
endureth forever. 

O that men would praise the 
Lord for His goodness: and for 
His wonderful works to the chil- 
dren of men. 

They that go down to the sea in 
ships: that do business in great 

These sec the works of the Lord: 
and His wonders in the deep. 

For He commandeth and raiscth 
the stormy wind: which lifteth up 
the waves thereof. 

They mount up to the heavens, 

they go down again to the depths: 
their soul is melted because of 

They reel to and fro, and stag- 
ger like a drunken man: and are 
at their wit's end. 

Then they cry unto the Lord in 
their trouble: and He bringeth 
them out of their distresses. 

He maketh the storm a calm; so 
that the waves thereof are still. 

Then are they glad because they 
be quiet: so He bringeth them 
unto their desired haven. 

that men would praise the 
Lord for His goodness: and for 
His wonderful works to the chil- 
dren of men. 

Psalm 119. 

WHEREWITHAL shall a young 
man cleanse his way: by 
taking heed thereto according to 
Thy Word. 

With my whole heart have I 
sought Thee: O let me not wander 
from Thy commandments. 

Thy Word have I hid in mine 
heart: that I might not sin against 

Blessed art Thou, O Lord: 
teach me Thy statutes. 

With my lips have I declared: 
all the judgments of Thy mouth. 

1 have rejoiced in the way of 
Thy testimonies: as much as in 
all riches. 

I will meditate in Thy precepts: 
and have respect unto Thy ways. 

I will delight myself in Thy 
statutes: I will not forget Thy 

Psalm 121. 

I WILL lift up mine eyes unto the 
hills: from whence cometh my 

My help cometh from the Lord: 
which made heaven and earth. 

He will not suffer thy foot to be 
moved: He that keepeth thee will 
not slumber. 


Behold, He that keepeth Israel; 

shall neither slumber nor sleep. 

The Lord is thy keeper: the 
Lord is thy shade upon thy right 

The sun shall not smite thee by 
day: nor the moon by night. 

The Lord shall preserve thee 
from all evil: He shall preserve 
thy soul. 

The Lord shall preserve thy 
going out and thy coming in: from 
this time forth, and even for ever- 

Psalm 130. 

OUT of the depths: have I cried 
unto Thee, O Lord. 

Lord, hear my voice: let Thine 
ears be attentive to the voice of my 

If Thou, Lord, shouldest mark 
iniquities: O Lord, who shall 

But there is forgiveness with 
Thee: that Thou mayest be feared. 

I wait for the Lord, my soul 
doth wait: and in His Word do I 

My soul waiteth for the Lord 
more than they that watch for the 
morning: I say, more than they 
that watch for the morning. 

Let Israel hope in the Lord, for 
with the Lord there is mercy : and 
with Him is plenteous redemp- 

And He shall redeem Israel: 
from all his iniquities. 

Psalm 139. 

0LORD, Thou hast searched me, 
and known me: Thou knowest 
my downsitting and mine up- 
rising. Thou understandesl my 
thought afar off. 

Thou compassest my path and 
my lying down: and art ac- 
quainted with :ill my ways. 

For there is not a word in my 
tongue: but, l<», Loud, Thou 
knowest it altogether. 

Thou hast beset me behind and 
and laid Thine hand upon 

Such knowledge is too wonderful 
for me: it is high, I cannot attain 
unto it. 

Whither shall I go from Thy 
Spirit: or whither shall I flee from 
Thy presence? 

If I ascend up into heaven, Thou 
art there: if I make my bed in hell, 
behold, Thou art there. 

If I take the wings of the morn- 
ing: and dwell in the uttermost 
parts of the sea; 

Even there shall Thy hand lead 
me: and Thy right hand shall hold 

If I say, Surely the darkness 
shall cover me: even the night 
shall be light about me. 

Yea, the darkness hideth not 
from Thee, but the night shineth 
as the day: the darkness and the 
light are both alike to Thee. 

Search me, O God, and know my 
heart: try me, and know my 

And see if there be any wicked 
way in me: and lead me in the 
way everlasting. 

Psalm 145. 

I WILL extol Thee, my God, O 
King: and I will bless Thy 
Name for ever and ever 

Every day will I bless Thee: 
and I will praise Thy Name for 
ever and ever. 

Great is the Lord, and greatly to 
be praised: and His great ne^ M 

One generation shall praise Thy 
works to another: and shall declare 
Thy mighty acts. 

I will speak of the glorious honor 
<>f Thy majesty: and of Thy won 

droufl works. 

And men shall Bpeak of the 

might of Th> terrible sol 
I will declare Thy greatness, 


saith unto Peter, Simon, slecpest 
thou? couldest not thou watch one 
hour? Watch ye and pray, lest ye 
enter into temptation. The spirit 
truly is ready, but the flesh is 
weak. And again he went away, 
and prayed, and spake the same 
words. And when he returned, he 
found them asleep again, (for their 
eyes were heavy,) neither wist they 
what to answer him. And he com- 
eth the third time, and saith untf 
them, Sleep on now, and take your 
rest : it is enough, the hour is come ; 
behold, the Son of man is betrayed 
into the hands of sinners. 

John 19:16-19, 25-30. 

They shall abundantly utter the 
memory of Thy great goodness: 
and .-hall sing of Thy righteous- 

The Lord is gracious, and full of 
compassion: slow to anger, and of 
great mercy. 

The Lord is good to all: and 
His tender mercies are over all 
His works. 

All Thy works shall praise Thee, 
OLord: and Thy saints shall bless 

Th«y shall speak of the glory of 
Thy kingdom: and talk of Thy 

To make known to the sons of 
men His mighty acts: and the 
glorious majesty of His kingdom. 

Thy kingdom is an everlasting FTHHEN delivered he him there- 
kingdom: and Thy dominion en- J. fore unto them to be crucified. 

dureth throughout all generations. 

The Lord upholdeth all that 
fall: and raiseth up all those that 
be bowed down. 

The eyes of all wait upon Thee: 
and Thou givest them their meat 
in due season. 

Thou openest Thine hand: and 
satisfiest the desire of every living 

Mark 14:32-41. 

AND they came to a place which 
was named Gethsemane: and 
he saith to his disciples, Sit ye here, 
while I shall pray. And he taketh 
with him Peter and James and 
John, and began to be sore amaz- 
ed, and to be very heavy; and 
Mkith unto them, My soul is ex- 
ceeding sorrowful unto death: 
tarry ye here, and watch. And he 
went forward a little, and fell on 
the ground, and prayed that, if it 
were possible, the hour might pass 
from him. And he said, Abba, 
Father, all things are possible unto 
thee; take away this cup from me: 
nevertheless not what I will, but 
what thou wilt. And he rometh, 
and findeth them sleeping, and 

And they took Jesus, and led him 
away. And he bearing his cross 
went forth into a place called the 
place of a skull, which is called 
in the Hebrew Golgotha: where 
they crucified him, and two other 
with him, on either side one, and 
Jesus in the midst. And Pilate 
wrote a title, and put it on the 
cross. And the writing was. 
there stood by the cross of Jesus 
his mother, and his mother's sister. 
Mary the w T ife of Cleophas, and 
Mary Magdalene. When Jesus 
therefore saw his mother, and the 
disciple standing by, whom he 
loved, he saith unto his mother, 
Woman, behold thy son! Then 
saith he to the disciple, Behold thy 
mother! And from that hour that 
disciple took her unto his own 
home. After this, Jesus know- 
ing that all things were now ac- 
complished, t hat the scripture 
might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. 
Now there was set a vessel full of 
vinegar: and they filled a spunge 
with vinegar, and put it upon hys- 
sop, and put it to his mouth. 


When Jesus therefore had received 

the vinegar, he said, It is finished: 
and he bowed hi.- head, and gave 
up the ghost. 

Matthew 28:1-8. 

IN the end of the sabbath, as it 
began to dawn toward the first 
day of the week, came Mary Mag- 
dalene and the other Mary to see 
the sepulchre. And, behold, there 
was a great earthquake: for the 
angel of the Lord descended from 
heaven, and came and rolled back 
the stone from the door, and sat 
upon it. His countenance was 
like lightning, and his raiment 
white as snow: and for fear of 
him the keepers did shake, and be- 
came as dead men. And the angel 
answered and said unto the women, 
Fear not ye: for I know that ye 
seek Jesus, which was crucified. 
He is not here: for he is risen, as 
he said. Come, see the place where 
the Lord lay. And go quickly, and 
tell his disciples that he is risen 
from the dead; and, behold, he go- 
eth before you into Galilee; there 
shall ye see him: lo, I have told 
you. And they departed quickly 
from the sepulchre with fear and 
great joy; and did run to bring his 
disciples word. 

John 3:16-21. 

FOR God so loved the world, 
that he gave his only begotten 
Son, that whosoever believeth in 
him should not perish, but have 
everlasting life. For God sent 
not his Son into the world to con- 
demn the world; but that the world 
through him might be saved. 
He that believeth on him is not 
condemned: but he that believeth 
not is condemned already, beeaUM 
he hath not believed in the name 

of the only be g otten Son of God. 

And this is the condemnation, 
that light is come into the world, 

and men loved darkness rather 
than light, because their deeds 
were evil. For every one that do- 
eth evil hateth the light, neither 
cometh to the light, lest his deeds 
should be reproved. But he that 
doeth truth cometh to the light, 
that his deeds may be made mani- 
fest, that they are wrought in God. 

Luke 15:11-24. 

AND he said, A certain man had 
two sons: and the younger of 
them said to his father, Father, 
give me the portion of goods that 
falleth to me. And he divided unto 
them his living. And not many 
days after the younger son gath- 
ered all together, and took his jour- 
ney into a far country, and there 
wasted his substance with riotous 
living. And when he had spent all, 
there arose a mighty famine in that 
land; and he began to be in want. 
And he went and joined himself to 
a citizen of that country; and he 
sent him into his fields to feed 
swine. And he would fain have 
filled his belly with the husks that 
the swine did cat; and no man gave 
unto him. And when he came to 
himself, he said, How many hired 
servants of my father's have bread 
enough and to spare, and I perish 
with hunger! I will arise and go to 
my father, and will say unto him, 
Father, I have sinned against hea- 
ven, and before thee, and am HO 
more worthy to be called thy son: 
make me as one of thy hired ser- 
vants. And he arose, and came to 
his father. But when he was yet 
a great way off, his father saw him, 
and had compassion, and ran, and 
fell on his neek, and kissed him. 
And the son said unto him, Father, 
I have .sinned against heaven, and 
in thy sijjht, and am no more wor- 
thy tO be railed thy son. Hut the 
father said to his servants, Bring 
forth the best robe, and put it on 


him; and put a ring on his hand 
and shoes on his feet: and bring 
hither the fatted calf, and kill it; 
and let us eat, and be merry: for 
this my son was dead, and is alive 
again; he was lost, and is found. 

John 4:13-15, 20-24. 

JESUS answered and said unto 
her, Whosoever drinketh of this 
water shall thirst again: but who- 
soever drinketh of the water that 
I shall give him shall never thirst; 
but the water that I shall give him 
shall be in him a well of water 
springing up into everlasting life. 
The woman saith unto him, Sir, 
give me this water, that I thirst 
not, neither come hither to draw. 
Our fathers worshipped in this 
mountain; and ye say, that in 
Jerusalem is the place where men 
ought to worship. Jesus saith un- 
to her, Woman, believe me, the 
hour cometh, when ye shall neither 
in this mountain, nor yet at Jeru- 
salem, worship the Father. Ye 
worship ye know not what: we 
know what we worship : for salva- 
tion is of the Jews. . But the hour 
cometh, and now is, when the true 
worshippers shall worship the 
Father in spirit and in truth: for 
the Father seeketh such to worship 
him. God is a Spirit: and they 
that worship him must worship 
him in spirit and in truth. 

Matt. 25:14-30. 

FOR the kingdom of heaven is as 
a man travelling into a far coun- 
try, who called his own servants, 
and delivered unto them his goods. 
And unto one he gave five talents, 
to another two, and to another one; 
to every man according to his sev- 
eral ability; and straightway took 
his journey. Then he that had re- 
ceived the five talents went and 
traded with the same, and made 
them other five talents. And like- 

wise he that had received two, he 
also gained other two. But he 
that had received one went and 
digged in the earth, and hid his 
lord's money. After a long time 
the lord of those servants cometh, 
and reckoneth with them. And so 
he that had received five talents 
came^and brought other five tal- 
ents, saying, Lord, thou deliver- 
edst unto me five talents: behold, 
I have gained beside them five 
talents more. His lord said unto 
him, Well done, thou good and 
faithful servant: thou hast been 
faithful over a few things, I will 
make thee ruler over many things: 
enter thou into the joy of thy 
lord. He also that had received 
two talents came and said, Lord 
thou deliveredst unto me two 
talents: behold, I have gained two 
other talents beside them. His 
lord said unto him, Well done, 
good and faithful servant; thou 
hast been faithful over a few 
things, I will make thee ruler over 
many things: enter thou into the 
joy of thy lord. Then he which 
had received the one talent came 
and said, Lord, I knew thee that 
thou art an hard man, reaping 
where thou hast not sown, and 
gathering where thou hast not 
strawed: and I was afraid, and 
went and hid thy talent in the 
earth: lo, there thou hast that is 
thine. His lord answered and said 
unto him, Thou wicked and sloth- 
ful servant, thou knewest that 1 
reap where I sowed not, and gather 
where I have not strawed: thou 
oughtest therefore to have put my 
money to the exchangers, and then 
at my coming I should have received 
mine own with usury. Take there- 
fore the talent from him, and give 
it unto him which hath ten talents. 
For unto every one that hath shall 
be given, and he shall have abun- 
dance: but from him that hath not 
shaU be taken away even that 


which be hath. Ami east ye the 
unprofitable servant into outer 

darkness: there shall be creeping 
and gnashing of teeth. 

John 5:24-30, 39. 

VERILY, verily, I say unto you, 
He that heareth my word, and 
believeth on him that sent me, 
hath everlasting life, and shall not 
come into condemnation; but is 
passed from death unto life. Verily, 
verily, 1 Bay unto you, The hour is 
coming, and now is, when the dead 
shall hear the voice of the Son of 
Cod: and they that hear shall live. 
For as the Father hath life in him- 
self; so hath he given to the Son 
to have life in himself; and hath 
given him authority to execute 
judgment also, because he is the 
Son of man. Marvel not at this: 
for the hour is coming, in the which 
all thai are in the graves shall hear 
his voice, and shall come forth; 
they that have done good, unto 
the resurrection of life; and they 
that have done evil, unto the resur- 
rection of damnation. I can of 
mine own self do nothing: as 1 
hear, I judge: and my judgment is 
just; because I seek not mine own 
will, but the will of the Father 
which hath sent me. Search the 
scriptures; for in them ye think ye 
have eternal life: and they are 
they which testify of me. 

John 11:21-27, 41-1 I. 

THEN said Martha unto Jesus. 
Lord, if thou hadst been here, 
my brother had not died; but I 

know, that even now, whatsoever 

thou wilt ask oi ( tod, ( tod will give 

it thee. Jesus Baith unto her, Thy 

brother shall rise again. Martha 
saith unto him, 1 know that he 

■hall us*- again in the resurrection 
at the last day. Jesus laid unto 
her, I am the resurrection, and 

the lite: he that believeth in me, 

though he were dead, yet shall he 
live: and whosoever hveth and 

believeth in me shall new-r die. 
Better est thou this? She saith un- 
to him, Yea, Lord: I believe that 
thou art the Christ, the Son of God, 
which should come into the world. 
Then they took away the stone 
from the place where the dead w a- 
laid. And Jesus lifted up hi 
and said, Father, I thank thee that 
thou hast heard me. And 1 knew 
that thou nearest me always: but 

because of the people which stand 
by 1 said it, that they may believe 
that thou hast sent me. And when 
he thus had spoken, he cried with a 
loud voice, Lazarus, come forth 
And he that was dead came forth, 
bound hand and foot with grave- 
clothes: and his face was bound 
about with a napkin. Jesus saith 
unto them, Loose him, and let him 


John 14:1-G, 12-21. 

LET not your heart be troubled: 
ye believe in God, believe also 
in me. In my Father's house are 
many mansions: it it were not so, 
I would have told you. I go to pre- 
pare a place for you. And it 1 go 
and prepare a place for you. I will 
come again, and receive you unto 
myself; thai where I am, there ye 
may be also. And whither I go ye 
know, and the way ye know. 
Thomas saith unto him, Lord, we 
know not whither thou gOCSt; and 
how can we know the way'.' JeSUfl 
saith unto him, I am the way, the 
truth, and the life: no man cometh 
unto the Father, but by me. 

Verily, verily, I Bay unto you, He 
that believeth on me, the works 

that I do Shall he do also; and 

greater worki than these shall he 

do; because I go unto my Father. 
And wh ball ask in my 

name, that R ill 1 do, that the 1 a 

thei ma. be glorified in the Son. 

If ye shall ask any thing in my 


name, I will do it. If ye love mo, 
keep my commandments. And 1 

will pray the Father, and he shall 
give you another Comforter, that 
he may abide with you for ever; 
even the Spirit of truth; whom the 
world cannot receive, because it 
seeth him not, neither knoweth 
him: but ye know him; for he 
dwelleth with you, and shall be in 
you. I will not leave you com- 
fortless: I will come to you. Yet 
a little while, and the world seeth 
me no more; but ye see me: be- 
cause I live, ye shall live also. At 
that day ye shall know that I am 
in my Father, and ye in me, and I 
in you. He that hath my com- 
mandments, and keepeth them, he 
it is that loveth me: and he that 
loveth me shall be loved of my 
Father, and I will love him, and 
will manifest myself to him. 


John 21:15-17. 
O when they had dined, Jesus 
saith to Simon Peter, Simon, 
son of Jonas, loveat thou me more 
than these? He saith unto him, 
Yea, Lord: thou knowest that I 
love thee. Ho saith unto him, 
Feed my lambs. He saith to him 
again the second time, Simon, son 
of Jonas, lovest thou me? He 
saith unto him, Yea, Lord; thou 
baowestthal I love thee. Hesaith 
unto him, Feed my sheep. He 
saith unto him the third time, 
Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou 
me? Peter was grieved because 
he said unto him the third time, 
Lovest thou me? And he said 
unto him, Lord, thou knowest all 
things; thou knowest that I love 
thee. Jesus saith unto him, Feed 
rny Bheep. 

1 Cor. 1-13. 

THOUGH I speak with the 
tongues of men and of angels, 
and have not charity, I am be- 

come as sounding brass, or a 
tinkling cymbal. And though I 
have the gift of prophecy, and un- 
derstand all mysteries, and all 
knowledge; and though I have all 
faith, so A that I could remove 
mountains, and have not charity, 
I am nothing. And though I be- 
stow all my goods to feed the poor, 
and though I give my body to be 
burned, and have not charity, it 
profiteth me nothing. Charity 
suffereth long, and is kind; charity 
envieth not; charity vaunteth not 
itself, is not puffed up, doth not 
behave itself unseemly, seeketh 
not her own, is not easily pro- 
voked, thinketh no evil; rejoic- 
eth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth 
in the truth; beareth all things, 
believeth all things, hopeth all 
things, endureth all things. Char- 
ity never faileth: but whether 
there be prophecies, they shall fail; 
whether there^be tongues, theyshall 
cease; whether there be knowledge, 
it shall vanish away. For we know 
in part, and we prophesy in part. 
But when that which is perfect is 
come, then that which is in part 
shall be done away. When I waa 
a child, I spake as a child, I under- 
stood as a child, I thought as a 
child: but when I became a man, 
I put away childish things. Foi 
now we see through a glass, darkly; 
but then face to face: now I know 
in part; but then shall I know even 
as also I am known. And now 
abideth faith, hope, charity, these 
three; but the greatest of these is 

Rom. 8:31-30 

IF God be for us, who can be 
against us? He that spared not 
his own Son, but delivered him up 
for us all, how shall he not with 
him also freely give us all things? 
Who shall lay any thing to the 
charge of God's elect? It is God 


that justifieth. Who is he that as sheep for the slaughter. Nay* 

oondemneth? It ia Christ that in all these things ire art- mure 

died, yea rather, that is risen than conquerors through him that 

again, who is even at the right loved us. For I am persuaded, 

hand of God, who also maketh in- that neither death, nor life, nor 

tercession for us. Who shall angels, nor principalities, nor 

separate us from the love of Christ? powers, nor things present, nor 

shall tribulation, or distress, or things to come, nor height, nor 

persecution, or famine, or naked- depth, nor any other cTcature, 

ness, or peril, or sword? As it is shall be able to separate us from 

written, For thy sake we are killed the love of God, which is in Christ 

all the day long; we are accounted Jesus our Lord. 

Readings for Private Devotion 

A Soldier's Life: Luke 3:14; Matt. 8:5-13; Acts 10; 2 Cor. 10, 3-5; 
Eph. 6: 10-18; 2 Tim. 2:3, 4; Rev. 12:7-11; Rev. 19:11-21. 

On the Sea: Luke 5:3; Mark 4:35-41; Matt. 14 : 13-23; John 21 : 1-24; 
Acts 27. 

Sin and Temptation: Psalms 6, 31, 143; Matt. 4: 1-11; Mark 9:43-48; 
Luke 21:34-36; JohnS:34-36; Rom. 2:1-6; 1 Cor. 6:15-20; Gal. 6:1-10; 
James 1:2-8, 12-27; James 4; 1 John 1:6-10. 

Repentance and Forgiveness: Psalms 25, 40, 77; Matt. 9:12, 13; 
Matt. 11:28-30; Matt. 18:21-35; Luke 7:36-50; Luke 15; Luke 17:3, 4; 
Luke 19:1-10; John 6:35, 37; John 8:12; Acts 4:12; 2 Cor. 5:20, 21; 
Eph. 1:7; 1 Tim. 1:15; Hebrews 7: 24-27; Hebrews 10: 11-25; 1 John 1:7; 
Rev. 2:1-5; Rev. 3:14-21. 

Christian Life: Matt. 8:31-38; Luke 14:25-35; Rom.6:3-14; Rom. 
12:9-21; 1 Cor. 13; Gal. 5:14-26; Eph. 4:1-6; Phil. 3:7-14; Hebrews 
12:11-17; James 3; 1 Pet. 5:6-11; 1 John 2:12-17. 

Prayer: Psalms 40, 42, 55; Matt. 6:5-15; Luke 11: 1-13; John 4:46- 
54; John 14:13, 14; John 16:23-27; James 5: 13-18. 

Affliction: Psalms 22, 74, 102; John 16; 2 Tim. 3:12-17; Hebrews 
2:9, 10, 14-18. 

Assurance: Psalms 3, 16, 27; Rom. 8:31-39; Eph. 3:14-21; Heb. 11. 

Protection: Psalms 23, 34, 91 ; Luke 12:6, 7; Hebrews 13 : 5, 6. 

ThatUtKinng: Psalms 9, 34, 103; Luke 1 : 68-75; Luke 17: 11-19. 

The Life Beyond: Luke 2:29-32; Luke 16:19-31; 1 Cor. 15:12-26, 
50-58; 2 Cor. 5:1-10; 2 Tim. 1:10: Hebrews 13:14; Rev. 19:11-21: 
Rev. 21:1; 22:5. 



Sundays and Festivals. 

Sunday 8 in Advent. 





Christmas Day 

Sunday after Christmas. . . 

New Year's Day 

Sunday after New Year. . . 


Sundays after Epiphany. 







Septuagesimn Sunday. . . . 
Sexagesirna Sunday 

Quinquaqesima Sunday. 

Ash Wednesday 

Sundays in Levi. 

1 Invorarit 

2 Reminiscere 

3 Oculi 

4 Laetare 

5 Judica 

6 Palmarum 

Monday in Holy Week. . 



1 John. 
1 Peter. 

James. . 

1 : 22-27. 

Luke. . 

John. . 


Good Friday 

Easter Sunday 

. Monday 

Sundays after Easter. 

1 Quasimodoqeniti . . . . 

2 Misrrirordias 

3 Jubilate 

5 Rngnfr 

■ End: "men of low estate." 

6 Begin: "Be not wise on .your own conceits, 

"End: "ye shall ask me nothing." 






1 Cor 4:1-5. 

Phil 4:4-7. 

Tit. 2:11-14; 

Isa. 9:2-7. 

Titus 3:4-7. 

Gal 4:1-7. 


1 Peter.. 4: 12-19. 
Isa 60:1-6. 



12:6-16 a . 

12:16-21 6 . 


Col 3:12-17. 

2 Peter.. 1:16-21. 

1 Cor. 9: 24; 10:5. 

2 Cor 11:19; 


1 Cor... 13: 1-13. 
Joel 2:12-19. 

2 Cor 6:1-10. 

1 Thes 4:1-7. 

Eph 5:1-9. 

Gal 4:21-31. 

Heb 9:11-15. 

Phil 2:5-11. 

Isa 50:5-10. 

Jer 11:18-20. 

Isa 62:11; 

1 Cor...ll: 23-32. 
Isa. 52: 13; 53: 12. 

1 Cor 5:6-8. 

Acts. . .10:34-41. 



Matt. . 


Luke. . 


Matt. . 


John. . 

. . 1 : 19-28. 

Luke. . 

. . .2:1-14. 

. .2:15-20. 

. .2:33-40. 


Matt. . 


. . .2:1-12. 

Luke. . 


John . . 


Matt. . 

.. .8:1-13. 

. .8:23-27. 


. . .17:1-9. 

. .20:1-16. 

Luke. . 

.. .8:4-15. 




. . .4:1-11. 


Luke . 


John. . 

. . .6:1-15. 

. .8:46-59. 

Matt . 

. .21:1-9. 

John . 

. . 12:1-23. 


Luke 22:1;23:42. 

John.... 13: 1-15. 
John 18:1; 19:42. 

. . .16:1-8. 

. .16:5-15. 

Epistles and Gospels — Continued. 

Sundays and Festivals. 



Ascension bay Acts 1: 1-11. 

Sunday after Ascension 1 Peter. .4:7-11*. 

Acts 2:1-13. 

!. 10: 42-48'. 

Rom.. .11:33-36. 

1 John 

. .6:3-11. 


.... Monday 

Trinity Sunday 

Sundays after Trinity. 


2 1 John . 

3 1 Peter. 

4 Rom.. . 

5 1 Peter . 

6 Rom... 

7 6:19-23. 

8 8:12-17. 

9 1 Cor... 10: 6-13. 

10 12:1-11. 

11 15:1-10. 

12 I 2 3:4-11. 

13 Gal 3:15-22. 

14 5:16-24. 

15 5:25;6:10. 

16 Eph 3:13-21. 

17 4:1-6. 

18 1 Cor 1:4-9. 

19 Eph 4:22-28. 

20 5:15-21. 

21 6:10-17. 

22 Phil 1:3-11. 

23 3:17-21. 

24 Col 1:9-1-4. 

25 1 Thee.. 4: 13 18. 

26 2 Peter. ..3:3-14, 

| or2Thes. 1:3-10. 
27 ! 1 Thes.. . 5:1-11. 

Mark 16:14-20*. 
John 15:26; 14:4. 






L6: 19 31. 





Matt... 5: 20-26. 

Mark 8:1-9. 

Matt... .7:15-23. 
Luke . .16:1-9. 



Mark. . .7:31-37. 
Luke.. 10:23-37. 








John. . .4:46-54*. 
Matt. .18:23-35. 



a4:ir. 28. 

25:31 L& 




h End: "sanctify the Lord God in your hearts.*' 
' Begin: "And there was a certain nobleman." 
'' Begin: "Verily, verily, I say." 
1 Begin: "Be ye therefore sober." 
■' End: "in the name of the Lord." 
M3cgin: "God is love." 




1. For Advent, 

STIR up, O Lord, we beseech Thee, Thy power, and come, and with 
great might succor us, that by the help of Thy grace whatsoever is 
hindered by our sins may be speedily accomplished, through Thy 
mercy and satisfaction; Who livest and reignest with the Father and 
the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen. 

2. For Christmas. 

OGOD, Who didst make the holy night of Christ's Nativity to shine 
with the brightness of the true Light: Grant, we beseech Thee, that 
as we have known on earth the mysteries of that Light, we may also 
come to the fullness of His joys in heaven; through the same Jesus 
Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

3. For Epiphany. 

OGOD, Who, by the leading of a star, didst manifest Thy Only-be- 
gotten Son to the Gentiles: Mercifully grant, that we, who know 
Thee now by faith, may after this life have the fruition of Thy glorious 
Godhead; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

4. For Lent. 

ALMIGHTY and Everlasting God, Who hatest nothing that Thou 
hast made, and dost forgive the sins of all those who are penitent: 
Create and make in us new and contrite hearts, that we, worthily la- 
menting our sins, and acknowledging our wretchedness, may obtain of 
I Thee, the God of all mercy, perfect remission and forgiveness; through 
Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

5. For Lent. 

ALMIGHTY and Everlasting God, Who hast sent Thy Son, our 
Saviour Jesus Christ, to take upon Him our flesh, and to suffer death 
upon the Cross, that all mankind should follow the example of His great 
humility: Mercifully grant that we may both follow the example of 
His patience, and also be made partakers of His resurrection; through 
the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

0. For Good Friday. 

MERCIFUL and Everlasting God, Who hast not spared Thine only 
Son, but delivered Him up for us all, that He might bear our wins 
upon the Cross: Grant that our hearts may be so fixed with steadfast 
faith in Him that we may not fear the power of any adversaries; 
through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 


7. For Easter. 

ALMIGHTY God, Who, through Thine Only-Begotten Son, Jesus 
Christ, hast overcome death, and opened unto us the gate of ever- 
lasting life: We humbly beseech Thee, that as Thou dost put into our 
minds good desires, so by Thy continual help we may bring the same to 
good effect; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

8. For Ascensiontide. 

GRANT, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, that like as we do believe 
Thy Only-begotten Son, our Lord Jesus Christ, to have ascended 
into the heavens; so may we also in heart and mind thither ascend, and 
with Him continually dwell; Who livcth and reigneth with Thee and 
the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen. 

9. For Whitsuntide. 

OGOD, Who didst teach the hearts of Thy faithful people, by sending 
to them the light of Thy Holy Spirit: Grant us by the same Spirit 
to have a right judgment in all things, and evermore to rejoice in His 
holy comfort; through Jesus Christ, Thy Sou, our Lord. Amen. 


10. For the Holy Spirit 

SEND, we beseech Thee, Almighty God, Thy Holy Spirit into our 
hearts, that He may rule and dirsct us according to Thy will, com- 
fort us in all our temptations and afflictions, defend us from all error, 
and lead us into all truth; that we, being steadfast in the faith, may in- 
crease in love and in all good works, and in the end obtain everlasting 
life; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

11. For Grace to love and serve God. 

OGOD, Who hast prepared for them that love Thee such good things 
as pass man's understanding: Pour into our hearts Blioh love toward 
Thee, that we, loving Thee above all things, may obtain Thy promises, 
which exceed all that we can desire; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our 
Lord. Amen. 

12. For Grace to love and serve God. 

OGOD, the Strength of all them that put their trust in Thee: Mer- 
cifully accept our prayers; and because through the weakness of 
our mortal nature we can do no good thing without Thee, grant us Ufti 
help of Thy grace, that in keeping Thy oommandmentfl we may please 
Thee, both in will and deed; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. 

13. For Grace to love and serve Qod. 

ALMIGHTY God, Whom to know is everlasting life: Grant us per- 
fectly to know Thy Son Jetus Christ to be the Waj . the Truth, and 
the I ife; thai following Hin steps we may steadfastly walk in the way 
thai leadeth to eternal life; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, 
oui Lord -i"" n. 


14. For Dix ine Guidance. 

ALMIGHTY and Everliving God, Who makest us both to will and 
to do those tilings which arc good, and acceptable unto Thy Divine 
Majesty: Let Thy Fatherly hand, \\e beseech Thee, ever be over us; let 
Thy Holy Spirit ever be with us; and so lead us in the knowledge and 
obedience of Thy Word, that in the end we may obtain everlasting life; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

15. For Divine Guidance. 

DIRECT us, O Lord, in all our doings, with Thy most gracious favor, 
and further us with Thy continual help; that in all our works begun, 
continued, and ended in Thee, we may glorify Thy holy Name; and 
finally, by Thy mercy, obtain everlasting life; through Jesus Christ, 
Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

16. In Temptation and Danger. 

OGOD, Who seest that of ourselves we have no strength: Keep us 
both outwardly and inwardly; that we may be defended from all 
adversities which may happen to the body, and from all evil thoughts 
which may assault and hurt the soul; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, 
our Lord. Amen. 

17. In Temptation and Danger. 

ALMIGHTY God, Who knowest us to be set in the midst of so many 
and great dangers, that by reason of the frailty of our nature we 
cannot always stand upright: Grant us such strength and protection as 
may support us in all dangers, and carry- us through all temptations; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. A men. 

18. For Holiness. 

OGOD, the Protector of all that trust in Thee, without whom nothing 
is strong, nothing is holy: Increase and multiply upon us Thy 
mercy; that Thou being our Ruler and Guide, we may so pass through 
things temporal, that we finally lose not the things eternal; through 
Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

10. For Forgiveness. 

Git A XT, we beseech Thee, merciful Lord, to Thy faithful people par- 
don and peace, that they may be cleansed from all their sins, and 
serve Thee with a quiet mind; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. 

Ana n. 

20. For Peace. 

OGOD, from Whom all holy desires, all good counsels, and all just 
works do proceed: Give unto Thy servants that peace, which the 
world cannot give; that our hearts may be set to obey Thy command- 
ments, and also that by Thee, we, being defended from the fear of our 
enemies, may pass our time in rest and quietness; through the merits of 
Jesus Christ our Saviour. .4 men. 


21. For Answer to Prayer. 

ALMIGHTY :tn<i Everlasting God, Who art always more ready to 
hear than we to pray, and art wont to five more than either we 
desire or deserve: Pour down upon Ufl the abundance of Thy mercy, 
forgiving us those things whereof our eonseienee is afraid, and giving 
us those good things which we are not worthy to ask, but through the 
merits and mediation of Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

22. For the Church. 

OLORD, favorably receive the prayers of Thy Church, that being 
delivered from all adversity and error, it may serve Thee in safety 
and freedom: and grant us Thy peace in our time; through Jesus Christ, 
Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

23. For Those who have forsaken the Faith. 

ALMIGHTY and Merciful God and Father, we humbly beseech Thee 
to visit all those who have forsaken the Christian Faith and to reveal 
unto them their error, so that they may receive the Truth of Thy Holy 
Word, and walk in the Way that leadeth unto eternal life; through the 
same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

24. For Those living in Sin. 

OLord Jesus Christ, Who didst come to seek and save the lost: Have 
pity, we implore Thee, on all miserable captives held in the bondage 
of vice, lust and intemperance, delivering them from the tyranny of that 
blind and wicked spirit which defileth their lives and driveth them into 
all manner of shameful deeds; move their hearts by Thy Spirit, strength- 
ening them to resist and overcome their besetting sin, and lead them 
into the liberty and purity of the sons of God ; Who livest and reignest 
with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. 

25. For Enemies. 

ALMIGHTY, Everlasting God, Who, through Thine Only Son, our 
blessed Lord, hast commanded us to love our enemies, to do good 
to them that hate us, and to pray for them that persecute us: We 
earnestly beseech Thee that by Thy gracious visitation they may be 
led to true repentance, and may have the same love, and be of one ac- 
cord, and of one mind and heart with us, and with Thy whole Church; 
through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. A nun. 

26. For the Sick and Wounded. 

ALMIGHTY, Everlasting God, the eternal Salvation of them that 
believe: Hear our prayers in behalf of Thy servants who are sick, 
wounded and in sore distress, for whom we implore the aid of Thy mercy, 

that being restored to health, they may render thanks to Thee in Thy 
Church; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. A mm. 

27. For the Sick and Wounded. 

OLORD, look down from heaven, behold, visit and relieve Thy ser- 
vants [N |, for whom we offer our supplications; look upon (hem 

with the eyes of Thy mercy; give them comfort and sure confidence in 


Thee; defend them from the danger of the enemy, and keep them ill per- 
petual peace and safety ; through J B8U8 Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. A men. 

28. A General Intercession, 

LET us pray our Lord God Almighty that He would deliver the world 
from all error, take away disease, ward off famine, open the prisons, 
set free those in bondage, grant a safe return to the wayfarers, health to 
the sick, and to our mariners a harbor of security. 

Almighty and Everlasting God, the Consolation of the sorrowful, and 
the Strength of the weak: May the prayers of them that in any tribu- 
lation or distress cry unto Thee graciously come before Thee, so that in 
all their necessities they may mark and receive Thy manifold help and 
comfort; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 


29. For the Nation. 

OGOD, Who in this land hast made the people the ministers of Thy 
just rule: So turn their hearts unto Thee, that holding their citizen- 
ship as a trust from Thee, they may guard, defend and use it according 
to Thy will, and that, serving Thee with willing, joyful and obedient 
hearts, they may cherish their freedom as a blessing of Thy Gospel, and 
strive to bring it unto all peoples; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our 
Lord, Amen. 

30. For the President, and Those in Authority. 

EVERLASTING God, Almighty King, we humbly implore Thee to 
regard the head of our Government, N...., the President of the 
United States, his counsellors, and all others in authority over us, that 
they, guided by Thy Holy Spirit, may be sure in counsel, unwavering 
in duty, high in purpose, and so administer their solemn charge as will 
wholly serve Thy will, uphold the honor of our Nation, make for the 
care and secure the protection of our people, and bring victory to our 
righteous cause; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

31. In Time of War. 

OLORD God of our fathers, Who rulest over all the nations of the 
earth, Whose power and might none is able to withstand, and 
from Whom alone must come our help: Regard in compassion Thy 
people, upon whom has fallen the scourge of war, that, lamenting and 
forsaking every sin that has caused Thy displeasure, and walking in the 
ways which Thou hast commanded, they may take to heart Thy right- 
eous judgments, be prepared for all trials, sustained and comforted 
in all distresses, and be graciously delivered, in Thine own time and 
way, from all threatening calamities; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, 
our Lord. Amen. 

32. For the Nation. 

LOOK mercifully, O Lord, we beseech Thee, on the affliction of Thy 
people; and let not our sins destroy us, but let Thine Almighty mercy 
save us: through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 


33. For the Success of our Arms. 

OLORD Clod of our Balvation, we beseech Thee to go forth with our 
Army ami \'av.\ and, bj Tin right hand and Th\ mighty arm, 
gain for them the victory, that righteousness ma\ lit- \ ictorious, the 
peace which is pleasing to Thee may even where prevail, the reign of 
violence be destroy ed and the pray be made ready for the coming of that 
kingdom, before which all earthly might must fall; through Jesus Christ 
Thy Son, our Lord. A men. 

34. For Victory. 

OGOD, Whose ears are open unto the prayers of the righteous, bu" 
Whose face is against them that do evil: Help us by Thy Holy 
Spirit so to live and to act in accordance with Thy will that we may 
receive Thy blessing, and that as, by Thine aid, we overcome our own 
sins, we may also by Thy help obtain the victory; through Jesus Christ, 
Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

35. Against the Enemies of the Nation. 

OLORD God Almighty, Who alone riddest away tyrants and stillest 
the noise and tumult of the people: Scatter, we beseech thee, the 
counsels of them that secretly devise mischief, and bring the dealings 
of the violent to naught; cast down the unjust from high places and cause 
the unruly to cease from troubling; put down all envious and malicious 
passions and subdue the haters and evil-dorrs, that the whole world 
may have rest before Thee and that all nations may serve Thee; through 
Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

36. For the Army. 

OGOD, Who art a Shield and Buckler to all those that trust in Thee: 
Stretch forth Thy mighty hand over us Thy servants and the Army 
in which we serve; lead us and guide us by Thy good Spirit, strengthen 
and defend us by Thy might, that we may be to our Land a sure defence 
against every enemy and may enter finally into Thine eternal kingdom; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Am<n. 

37. For the Navy. 

OLORD Jesus Christ at Whose word of peace the waves of the sea 
were still: Preserve us Thy servants and the Navy in which we serve, 

from the peril> of the great waters and the Mian B and \ iolenOS of tin' 

enemy, that we may guard our Land against all those that would ' 

or straiten its liberties so that all the inhabitants thereof may have 

peace and freedom to :-erve Thee; through .lexis ("1 nst, Thy Son, our 

Lord. Amen. 

88. Fur tht Officers of the Army and A 

ALMIGHTY Cod, Who art the King of kings and the Lord of all 
power: Bless, wt beseech Thee, the < Officers of the Army and Navy; 
grant that, submitting their wills to Thy direction, they may be the 

executive.-, of fustics and the ministers of righteousness; through JefUl 
Christ, Thv Son, our Lord. Amen. 


39. For Soldiers and Sailors. 

ALMIGHTY God, our Heavenly Father, we commend to Thy rare 
and protection those who have been called into the service of our 
Country; bring them, by repentance and faith, to a knowledge of Thee 
and Thy salvation; make Thy Word their guide, stay and comfort; 
protect them from the manifold temptations that beset their path; pre- 
serve them from disease, and in the hour of battle let their lives be 
precious in Thy sight; prepare those who shall fall for death, and those 
who shall survive for a life devoted to Thy service; through Jesus Christ, 
Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

40. For Soldiers and Sailors. 

ALMIGHTY God, Who art the Shield of the righteous: Bless, we be- 
seech Thee, the men who are enlisted in the service of the Nation; 
grant them courage and devotion to fulfill their duty, the spirit of obe- 
dience to their superiors, and protection in the hour of danger; through 
Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. A men. 

41. For Comrades in Arms. 

OGOD, Who, by Thy Holy Word, dost touch the hearts of men, and 
bring them, through the workings of Thy Spirit, to repentance and 
faith: We pray Thee for our comrades in arms, that they may be made 
partakers of Thy saving grace, that, forsaking every evil way, and over- 
coming the manifold temptations that surround and assail them, they 
may lead Christian lives, enter the fellowship of Thy Church, and have 
their fruit unto holiness and the end everlasting life; through Jesus 
Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

42. For those who jninister to the Sick and Wounded. 

OMOST Merciful Father, Who dost commit to our love and care our 
fellow-men in their necessities: Graciously be with and prosper all 
those who, after the example of the Good Samaritan, are seeking and 
ministering to the sick and wounded; let their ministry be abundantly 
blessed in bringing ease to the suffering, comfort to the sorrowing and 
peace to the dying, and themselves be inspired with the consecration to 
selfless service, knowing that inasmuch as they do it unto the least of 
the Master's brethren, they do it unto Him, Who liveth and reigneth 
with Thee and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world without end. Amen. 


43. Preparation for Holy Communion. 

OLORD God, Who hast left unto us in a wonderful Sacrament a 
memorial of Thy Passion: Grant, we beseech Thee, that we may so 
use this Sacrament of Thy Body and Blood, that the fruits of Thy re- 
demption may continually be manifest in us; Thou, Who livtst and 
reignest with the Father and the Holy Ghost, ever One God, world with- 
out end. Amen. 


Also Prayer .\\>. 4- 

Dii ine Protection, 

0< H >D, w ho art the Author of peace and Lover ol concord, in know- 
ledge of Whom Btandetb oui eternal life, Whose lerriee is perfect 
freedom: Defend us, Thy humble servants, in all assaults ol our ene- 
mies; thai we, surely trusting in Thy defence, maj Dot fear the power 
of any adversaries; through the might oi Jesus ( Ihrist, our Lord. .1 m> n. 

4~>. For Protection during th, Day. 

OL OKI), our Heavenly Father, Almighty and Everlastng Cod, Who 
hast safely brought us to the beginning of this day: Defend us in 
the same with Thy mighty power; and grant that this day we fall into 
no sin, neither run into any kind of danger; but that all our doings, 
being ordered by Thy governance, may be righteous in Thy sight; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

4G. For Protection during the Night. 

LI( IHTEN our darkness, we beseech Thee, Lord; and by Thy great 
mercy defend us from all perils and dangers of this night; for the 
love of Thy Only Son, our Saviour, JeSUS Christ. Amen. 

47. For Courage. 

TEACH me, () Master, the courage with which Thou didst faee Thy 
cveri' duty and trial, the consecration with which Thou didst make 
Thy every sacrifice, that heartened by Thy blessed example, I may 
never waver in duty, danger or sacrifice, but as a good soldier of the 
Cross be enabled the better to serve the ( 'oimtry that I love; Who livest 
and reignest. etc. 

Also Prayer No. G. 

48. For Purity. 

ALMIGHTY God, unto Whom all hearts are open, all desires known, 
and from Whom no secrets are lud: Cleanse the thoughts of our 
hearts by the inspirat ion of Thy Holy Spirit , t h:it we may perfertly love 

Thee, and worthily magnify Thy H0I3 Name; through Jesus Christ, 

Thy Son, our Lord. .1 m> n. 

19. In LoneUnea. 

BLE8SBD Lord Jesus, Who knowest the depths of loneliness and the 
dark hours of the absence of human Sympathy and friendliness: 
Help me to puss the wary hours of the night and the heavy hours of 

the day, ai Thou didst, and know that Thou art with me, as Thy Father 
iras with Thee; lift up my heart to full communion with Thee; strengthen 

me for my duty, keep me constant to m\ trust, and let me know that 
however dark or desolate the hour, 1 am not alone, for Thou art with 
me, Thy rod and Thy staff be mv comfort ; \N ho Uvea! and reignest, etc. 


/ n Affliction. 
LMIGHTY and most Merciful God, Who hast appointed us to 

A 1 

endure Bufferings and death with our Lord Jesus Christ, befoi 

enter with Him into eternal glory: Grant me grace at all times to sub- 
ject my-< If to Thy holy will, and to continue steadfast in the true faith 
unto the end of my life, and at all limes to find peace and joy in the 
blessed hop.- ol the resurrection of the dead, and of the glory o! the 
world to come; through the same Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. 

51. When Sick or Wounded. 

OLORD Jesus Christ, Who by Thy purity and patience under suf- 
fering didst hallow earthly pain and give us an example of holy 
obedience to the Father's will: Be near me, I pray Thee, in the hours of 
weakness and pain; sustain me by Thy grace that my strength and cour- 
age fail not; grant me patience and heal me, if it be Thy will; and help 
me ever to believe that what may befall the body is but of little moment 
if Thou but hold my soul in life, ( ) my Lord and Saviour, Who livest and 
reignest, etc. 

52. When Sick or Wounded. 

LOU I) Jesus Christ, give unto me at all times a patient spirit, willing 
and ready to wait and pray, that I may not be weary of Thy chasten- 
ing, but cast my burden upon Thee with all cheer fulness and confidence, 
knowing that Thou carest for me, and wilt sustain me; Who livest and 
reignest, etc. .4 tnen. 

53. For a Happy Death. 

CONFIRM, I beseech Thee, Almighty Cod, Thine unworthy servant 
in Thy grace; that in the hour of my death the adversary may not 
prevail against me, but that I may be found worthy of everlasting life; 
through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen.? 

14. For our Loved Ones. 

ORD God, we humbly beseech Thee to bless and keep our kindred 
and friends, from whom we are separated in this time of war; and 
'grant that, having been again united, we may be one in Thy praise, 
giving Thee thanks for all Thy mercies and tender care; through Jesus 
Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Amen. 

5"). Before Battle 

HEAVENLY Father, I know Thou art very near me, and in this hour 
I beseech Thee to receive my humble confession of all the Bin and 
wrong which I have done, and graciously to forgive me for Jesus' >:ike; 
give me courage and strength for this hour to go forward trusting 
wholly in Thee, that whether I live or die, I am Thine, with Thee, in 
Thy care, now and eternally. A men. 



56. After Battle. 

OUR Father, Who art in Heaven, Thou ha9t been my Help and Pro- 
tection; 1 humbly give Thee my worship and thanks thai Thou hast 
been with me and preserved me through these hours of danger and 
brought me forth again in safety; let me never be unmindful of these 
Thy mercies and help me to show forth, by a life devoted to Thy service, 
the fullness of my thankful heart; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our 
Lord. Amen. 

57. After Battle. 

OLORD God, Heavenly Father, from Whom without ceasing we 
receive exceeding abundantly all good gifta, and Who daily of Thy 
pure grace guardeet us against all evil: Grant us, we beseech Thee, Thy 
Holy Spirit, that acknowledging with our whole heart all this Thy good- 
ness, we may now and evermore thank and praise Thy loving kindness 
and tender mercy; through Jesus Christ, Thy Son, our Lord. Aim n. 

58. For Answer to Prayer. 

ALMIGHTY God, the Fountain of all wisdom, Who knowest our 
necessities before we ask, and our ignorance in asking: We beseech 
Thee to have compassion upon our infirmities; and those tilings which 
for our unworthiness we dare not, and for our blindness we cannot ask, 
vouchsafe to give us, for the worthiness of Thy Son, Jesus Christ, our 
Lord. Amen. 



f In the absence of a Chaplain or Minister this Order may be used by any 
Christiaji man. It may be abbreviated as necessity requires. 

Tf A Hymn may be sung. 


IN the Name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Ghost. 

I HEARD a voice from heaven saying unto ine, Write, Blessed are 
the dead which die in the Lord from henceforth: Yea, saith the 
Spirit, that they may rest from their labors; and their works do follow 


I HAVE fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept 
the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteous- 
ness, which the Lord, the righteous judge shall give me at that day; 
and not to me only but to all those that love His appearing. 


ALL flesh is grass and all the goodliness thereof as the flower of the 
field: the grass withcreth, the flower fadeth, but the word of our 
God shall stand forever. 


If Psalm 23, or other suitable Psalm may be read. 


1f One or more of the following passages of Holy Scripture may be read, or 

instead thereof, I Cor. 15 : 20-26; 51-57; John 11 : 25-27; 1U : 1-6; 

Rom. 8 : 35-89; I Pet. 1 : 3-9. 

I Thess. 4:14, 18. 

FOR if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also 
which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. Wherefore comfort 
one another with these words. 

John 5:24, 25. 

VERILY, verily I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and be- 
lieveth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not 
come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. Verily, 
verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead 
shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live. 

Rev. 21:3, 4. 

AND I heard a great voice out of heaven .saying, Behold, the taber- 
nacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they 
shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. 
And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be 
no more death, neither sorrow, nnr crying, neither shall there be any 
more pain: for the former things arc passed away. 


If In cases qJ neceteiiy, tin Orderfmay begin tujhit place. 
( 'fiaplain: 

I AM the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord; he that believeth in 
me, though he were dead, yet shall he live; and w hosocver liveth and 
believeth in me, shall never die. 


IS the midst of life we are in death. < >f whom ma\ w e seek foi 
but of Thee, ( I Lord, Who for our sins art Justly displeased? 
Yet, O Loid God most holy, lord most mighty, (> holy and most 
merciful Saviour: Buffer us not, at our last hour, for any pains o! death, 
♦o fall from Thee. 

• 77, « n shall h> taid: 

IpORASMUCH as it hath pleased Almighty God to take out of this 
world the soul of our brother (comrodi ), we commit his body to the 
ground (deep), looking for tin* resurrection of the dead and the life of 
the world to come, through our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen. 

Let ufl pray. 

■ .4// shall say: 



ALMIGHTY and most Merciful Clod, Who hast appointed us to en- 
dure sufferings and death with our Lord Jesufl Christ, before we 
enter w ith Him into eternal glory: Grant us grace at all times to subject 
ourselves to Thy holy will, and to continue steadfast in the true faith 
unto the end of our lives, and at all times to find peace and Joy in the 
blessed hope of the resurrection of the dead, and of the glory of the 
world to eome; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. 

OL OKI) Jesus Christ, Who wilt eome again to judge the quick and the 
dead, and call forth all who sleep in the gra^ es, either to the resurrec- 
tion of life or the resurrection of condemnation: We beseech Thee to be 

gracious to us, and to raise us up to life everlasting, that we may DC and 
abide with Thee for ever; Who Uvest and reignest with the Father and 

the Holy Ghost, ever one ( rod, world w ithout end. .1 im n. 

LORD Jesus Christ, Who bj Thj death didst take awaj the stingo* 
death: Grant unto us Thy servants so to follow in faith where Thou 
hast led the way, that we may at length fall peacefully .asleep in Thee, 
and awake after Thy likeness; t hiough Thy mere; , Who li\ est w it h the 

Father and the Holy Ghost , ever I >n< ( tad, world without end. Amen. 


THE Grace of our lord .i. ut Chri t, and the Love of God, and the 
Communion of the Holj Ghost, be with you all. Amen. 




AMERICA. 664, 66 64. 

piOD bless our native land! 
vfl Firm may she ever stand 

Through storm and night ; 
When the wild tempests rave, 
Ruler of wind and wave, 
Do Thou our country save 

By Thy gr^at might! 

2 For ner our prayers shall rise 
To God above the skies; 

On Him we wait. 
Thou Who art ever nigh, 
Guarding with watchful eye, 
To Thee aloud we cry, 

God save the State! 


MY country, 'tis of thee, 
Sweet land of liberty, 
Of Thee I sing: 
Land where my father's died, 
Land of the pilgrim's pride, 
From every mountain side 
Let freedom ring. 

2 My native country, thee, 
Land of the noble free, 

Thy name I love; 
I love thy rocks and rills, 
Thy woods and templed hills; 
My heart with rapture thrills 

Like that above. 

3 Let music swell the breeze, 
And ring from all the trees 

Sweet freedom's song; 
Let mortal tongues awake; 
Let all that breathe partake; 
Let rocks their silence break, 

The sound prolong. 

4 Our fathers' God, to Thee. 
Author of liberty, 

To Thee we sing: 
Long may our land be bright 
With freedom's holy light; 
Protect us by Thy might; 

Great God, our King. 



NATIONAL HYMN. 10 10,10 10. 

GOD of our fathers, Whose almighty hand 
Leads forth in beauty all the starry band 
Of shining worlds in splendor through the skies, 
Our grateful songs before Thy throne arise. 

2 Thy love divine hath led us in the past; 
In this free land by Thee our lot is cast; 
Be Thou our Ruler, Guardian, Guide, and Stay; 
Thy Word our law, Thy paths our chosen way. 

3 From war's alarms, from deadly pestilence, 
Be Thy strong arm our ever sure defence; 
Thy true religion in our hearts increase, 
Thy bounteous goodness nourish us in peace. 

4 Refresh Thy people on their toilsome way, 
Lead us from night to never-ending day; 
Fill ull our lives with love and grace divine, 
And glory, laud, and praise be ever Thine. 



RUSSIAN HYMN. 11 10, 11 9. 

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GOD the All-merciful! earth hath forsaken 
Thy ways of blessedness, slighted Thy word; 
Bid not Thy wrath in its terrors awaken: 
Give to us peace in our time, O Lord! 

2 God the All-righteous One! man hath defied Thee; 

Yet to eternity standeth Thy Word ; 
Falsehood and wrong shall not tarry beside Thee: 
Give to us peace in our time, O Lord! 

3 God the All-wise! by the fire of Thy chastening 

Earth shall to freedom and truth be restored; 
Through the thick darkness Thy kingdom is hastening: 
Thou wilt give peace in Thy time, O Lord! 

4 So shall Thy children with thankful devotion 

Praise Him Who saved them from peril and sword, 
Singing in chorus from ocean to ocean, 

"Peace to the nation*, and praise to the Lord." 



VENI, VENI. EMMANUEL. 8 8,88,88. 

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OCOME, O come, Emmanuel, 
And ransom captive Israel, 

That mourns in lonely exile here 
Until the Son of God appear. 

Ref. — Rejoice! rejoice! Emmanuel 
Shall conic to thee, I) Jsnul' 

2 () come, Thou Rod of Jesse, free 

Thine own from Satan's tyranny; 

Prom depths of hell Thy people 

And give them victory o'er the grave. 
'A o come, Thou Day-Spring, come and eheer 

Our Bpiritfl by Thine Advent here; 

And drive away the shades of night, 

And pierce the clouds and bring us lightl 

4 o come, Thou Key <>i David, come, 
and open n Ids our bea> < olj home; 
Mukc safe the way that leads on highi 
And close the path to nil-- i \ . 



STILLE NACHT. Irregular. 


SILENT night! Holy night! 
All is calm, all is bright 
Round yon Virgin! Mother and Child, 
Holy Infant, so tender and mild, 
||:Sleep in heavenly peace. :|| 

2 Silent night! Holy night! 
Shepherds quake at the sight! 
Glories stream from heaven afar, 
Heavenly hosts sing: Alleluia, 

||:Christ, the Saviour, is born! :|| 

3 Silent night! Holy night! 
Son of God, love's pure light 
Radiant beams from Thy holy face, 
With the dawn of redeeming grace, 
||: Jesus, Lord, at Thy birth. :|| 




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JOY to the world! the Lord is come; 
Let earth receive her King; 
Let every heart prepare Him room, 
And heaven and nature sing. 

2 Joy to the earth! the Saviour reigns; 

Let men their songs employ; 
While fields and floods, rocks, hills and plains, 
Repeat the sounding joy. 

3 No more let sin and sorrows grow, 

Nor thorns infest the ground ; 
He comes to make His blessings flow 
Far as the curse is found. 

4 He rules the world with truth and grace, 

And makes the nations prove 
The glories of His righteousness, 
And wonders of His love. 



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COME hither, ye faithful, triumphantly sing; 
Come see in the manger the angels' dread King! 
To Bethlehem hasten, with joyful accord; 
O come ye, come hither, to worship the Lord! 

2 True Son of the Father, He comes from the skies; 
To be born of a Virgin He does not despise; 

To Bethlehem hasten, with joyful accord; 
O come ye, come hither, to worship the Lord! 

3 Hark, hark, to the angels, all singing in heaven, 
"To God in the highest, all glory be given!" 

To Bethlehem hasten, with joyful accord: 
O come ye, come hither, to worship the Lord! 

4 To Thee, then, O Jesus, this day of Thy birth, 
Be glory and honor through heaven and earth; 
True Godhead incarnate, omnipotent Word! 

O come, let us hasten to worship the Lord! 


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HOW firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord, 
Ib laid for your faith in His excellent Word! 
What more can He say than to you He hath said, 
||:You, who unto Jesus for refuge have fled? :|| 

2 "Fear not, I am with thee; be not dismayed! 
For I am thy God, and will still give thee aid; 
I'll strengthen thee, help thee, and cause thee to stand, 
IhUpheld by My righteous, omnipotent hand. :|| 

• i "When through fiery trials thy pathway shall lie, 
My grace, all-sufficient, shall be thy supply: 
The flames shall not hurt thee; I only design 
!|:Thy drots to consume, and thy gold to refine. :|| 

4 "E'en down to old age all My people shall prove 
My sovereign, eternal, unchangeable love; 

And then, when ^ray hair* -hall their templet adorn, 
||:Like Iambi they shall still in My bosom be borne. :|| 
o "The soul that on Jens hath leaned for repose 
1 will not 1 cannot desert to His foe.-, 
That soul, though all hell should endeavor to shake 

11:1*11 never no, never -no, never forsake!" :|| 




THERE is a green hill far away, 
Outside a city wall, 
Where the dear Lord was crucified, 
Who died to save us all. 

2 We may not know, we cannot tell, 

What pains He had to bear; 
But we believe it was for us 
He hung and suffered there. 

3 He died that we might be forgiven, 

He died to make us good, 
That we might go at last to heaven, 
Saved by His precious Blood. 

4 There was no other good enough 

To pay the price of sin; 
He only could unlock the gate 
Of heaven, and let us in. 

fi O, dearly, dearly has He loved, 
And we must love Him too, 
And trust in His redeeming Blood, 
And try His works to do. 





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SACRED Head, now wounded, 
With grief and shame weighed down, 
Now scornfully surrounded 

With thorns, Thy only crown! 
O Sacred Head, what glory, 

What bliss, till now, was Thine! 
Yet, though despised and gory, 
I joy to call Thee mine. 

2 How art Thou pale with anguish, 

With sore abuse and scorn! 
How does that visage languish, 

Which once was bright as morn! 
What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered, 

Was all for sinners' gain; 
Mine, mine was the transgression, 

But Thine the deadly pain. 

3 Lo, here I fall, my Saviour! 

'Tis I deserve Thy place! 
Look on me with Thy favor. 

Vouchsafe to nif Thy grace. 
Receive mo, my Redeemer; 

My Shepherd, make me Thine! 
Of every good the Fountain, 

Thou art the Spring of mine! 


What language shall I borrow 

To thank Thee, dearest Friend, 
For this Thy dying sorrow, 

Thy pity without end! 
O make me Thine for ever, 

And should I fainting be, 
Lord, let me never, never, 

Outlive my love to Thee. 

» Be near when I am dying; 

O! show Thy Cross to me; 
Lord, on Thy help relying 

Come Thou and set me free; 
These eyes, new faith reeeiving, 

From Thee shall never move; 
For he who dies believing 

Dies safely in Thy love. 




WHEN I survey the wondrous Cross 
On which the Prince of Glory died, 
My richest gain I count but loss, 
And pour contempt on all my pride. 

2 Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast, 

Save in the Death of Christ, my God; 
All the vain things that charm me most, 
I sacrifice them to His Blood. 

3 See, from His head, His hands, His feet, 
Sorrow and love flow mingled down! 
Did e'er such love and sorrow meet, 
Or thorns compose so rich a crown? 

Were the whole realm of nature mine, 
That were a tribute far too small: 

Love so amazing, so divine, 

Demands my soul, my life, my all. 


VICTORY. 8 8 8,4. 



THE strife is o'er, the battle done! 
The victory of life is won! 
The song of triumph has begun! Alleluia! 

2 The pow'rs of deatli have done their worst, 
But Christ their legions hath dispersed; 
Let shouts of holy joy outburst! Alleluia! 

3 The three sad days are quickly sped, 
He rises glorious from the dead; 

All glory to our risen Head! Alleluia! 

4 He closed the yawning gates of hell; 
The bars from heav'n's high portals fell; 

Let hymns of praise His triumph tell! Alleluia! 
b Lord! by the stripes which wounded Thee, 
From death's dread stin<; Thy servants free, 
That we may live, and sing to Thee, Alleluia! 

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Sons of men and angels say; 
Raise your joys and triumphs high; 
Sing, ye heavens, and earth, reply, 
Love's redeeming work is done, 
Fought the fight, the battle won; 
Lo! the Sun's eclipse is o'er; 
Lo! He sets in blood no more. 

Vain the stone, the watch, the seal; 
Christ hath burst the gates of hell! 
Death in vain forbids His rise; 
Christ hath opened Paradise. 
Lives again our glorious King; 
Where, O death, is now Thy sting? 
Onre He died our souls to save; 
Where thy victory, O grave? 

Soar we now where Christ hath led, 
Following our exalted Head; 
Made like Him, like Him we rise; 
Ours the cross, the grave, the skiea. 
Hail, the Lord of earth and heavenl 
Praise to Thee by both be given; 
Thee we greet triumphant now; 
Hail, the Resurrection Thou! 



COME, Thou Almighty King, 
Help us Thy Name to sing, 
Help us to praise! 
Father all glorious, 
O'er all victorious, 
Come and reign over us, 
Ancient of days. 

2 Jesus, our Lord, descend; 
From all our foes defend, 

Nor lei us fall; 
Let Thine almighty aid 
Our sure defence be made, 
Our souls on Thee be stayed; 
Lord, hoar our call! 

3 Come, Thou incarnate Word, 

( iinl on Thy mighty BWOfd; 

Our prayer attend; 
( Some, and Thy people bless, 
And jive Thj Word success; 
Spirit of 1 1 ■ .. 

( >n iu deacend. 

4 Come, Holy Comforter, 5 To Thee, great One in Three, 

Thy sacred witness bear Eternal praises be, 

In this glad hour: Hence, evermore! 

Thou Who almighty art, Thy sovereign Majesty 

Now rule in every heart, May we in glory see, 

And ne'er from us depart, And to eternity 

Spirit of power! Love and adore. 


COME, Holy Ghost, in love 
Shed on us from above 
Thine own bright ray! 
Divinely good Thou art ; 
Thy sacred gifts impart 
To gladden each sad heart; 
O come to-day! 

2 Come tend'rest Friend and best, 
Our most delightful Guest, 

With soothing power; 
Rest, which the wearj' know, 
Shade, 'mid the noontide glow, 
Peace, when deep griefs o'erflow, 

Cheer us this hour! 

3 Come, Light serene, and still 
Our inmost bosoms fill; 

Dwell in each breast; 
We know no dawn but Thine; 
Send forth Thy beams divine, 
On our dark souls to shine, 

And make us blest! 

4 Exalt our low desires; 
Extinguish passion's fires; 

Heal every wound; 
Our stubborn spirits bend; 
Our icy coldness end; 
Our devious steps attend, 

While heavenward bound. 

5 Come, all the faithful bless; 
Let all, who Christ confess, 

His praise employ; 
Give virtue's rich reward; 
Victorious death accord, | 
And with our glorious Lord, 

Eternal joy! 








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JESUS shall reign where'er the sun 
Does his successive journeys run; 
His kingdom stretch from shore to shore 
Till moons shall wax and wane no more. 

2 People and realms of every tongue 
Dwell on His love with sweetest song; 
And infant voices shall proclaim 
Their early blessings on His Name. 

3 Blessings abound where'er He reigns; 
The prisoner leaps to loose his chains; 
The weary final eternal rest, 

And all the sons of want are bleat. 

4 Let every creature rise and bring 
Peculiar honors to our King; 
Angels descend with songs again, 
And earth repeat the loud Amen. 




ALL hail the power of Jesus' Name! 
Let angels prostrate fall; 
Bring forth the royal diadem, 
And crown Him Lord of all. 

2 Crown Him, ye martyrs of your God 

Who from His altar call; 
Extol the Stem of Jesse's rod, 
And crown Him Lord of all. 

3 Ye seed of Israel's chosen race, 

Ye ransomed of the fall, 
Hail Him Who saves you by His grace, 
And crown Him Lord of all. 

4 Sinners, whose love can ne'er forget 

The wormwood and the gall, 
Go, spread your trophies at His feet, 
And crown Him Lord of all. 

5 Let every kindred, every tribe, 

On this terrestrial ball, 
To Him all majesty ascribe, 
And crown Him Lord of all. 

6 O that with yonder sacred throng 

We at His feet may fall; 
We'll join the everlasting song 
And crown Him Lord of all. 



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i.1 With heart and hands and voices, 

\\ bo wondrous things hath done, 

In Whom His world rej< >i 
w bo, from our mother's arm.-, 

Hatli blessed US <>n our way 
\\ i(h count less gifts of \Q\ < , 

And -rill ]g OUTS to-d;i\ . 

'J. ( » may this bounteous God 

Through all our life be mar us, 
With <-vcr Joyful hearts 

Ami blessed peace to cheer us; 
And keep us m Sis grace, 

And guidi us * hen perplexed, 
And t ree u i from all ills ' 

In this world and the next. 

.'{ All praise and I hanks to God 
The l '••• her oow be j.m\ en, 
I b< Son, and I [im who 1 1 
\N it b Them in highest heai en: 


The ( toe Eternal God 

Whom earth and heaven adore; 
For thus it was, is now, 

And shall be evermore. 


NICAEA. Irregular. 

HOLY, Holy,- Holy! Lord God Almighty! 
Early in the morning our song shall rise to Thee. 
Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and Mighty; 
God in Three Persons, Blessed Trinity! 

2 Holy, Holy, Holy! all the saints adore Thee, 

Casting down their golden crowns around the glassy sea; 
Cherubim and seraphim falling down before Thee, 
Which wert, and art, and evermore shalt be. 

3 Holy, Holy, Holy! though the darkness hide Thee, 

Though the eye of sinful man Thy glory may not sec, 
Only Thou art holy: There is none beside Thee 
Perfect in power, in love, and purity. 

4 Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty! 

All Thy works -hall praise Thy Name, m earth, and sky, and sea: 
Holy, Holy, Holy! Merciful and Might: . 
God in Three Persons, Bl< -• d Trinity! 





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COME, Holy Spirit, God and Lordl 
Be all Thy graces now outpoured 

On the believer's mind and soul, 

To strengthen, save and make us whole. 

2 Lord, by the brightness o! Thy light, 
Thou in the faith dost men unite 

( )f everj land and every tongue: 

This to Thy praise, O Lord, be sung. 

3 Thou Btrong Defence, Thou holy Light, 
Teach us to know our Qod aright. 
And call Him Father from tin- hear! ; 
The Word of life and truth impart, 

4 Thai \\c may love noi doctrinee strange, 
Nor e'er to other teachers range, 

Tint Jesus for <>nr Master own, 

And put our trust in Him alone. 

5 i ..i.i. maki u n adj w itfa Thy poi 
Strengthen the flesh m weak* r boui . 
' :\- good w ai riors n s ma] I 
Through life and death to Thee oui i 




HYMN. 5 5 7,557. 

King of Creation! 
Son of God and Son of Man! 
Truly I'd love Thee, 
Truly I'd serve Thee, 
Light of my soul, my Joy, my Crown. 

2 Fair are the meadows, 
Fairer the woodlands. 

Robed in flowers of blooming spring; 

Jesus is fairer, 

Jesus is purer; 
He makes our sorrowing spirit sing. 

3 Fair is the sunshine, 
Fair is the moonlight, 

And the sparkling stars on high; 

Jesus shines brighter, 

Jesus shines purer, 
Than all the angels in the sky. 

4 Beautiful Saviour! 
Lord of the nations! 

Son of God and Son of Man! 

Glory and honor, 

Praise, adoration, 
Now and for evermore be Thine! 







For those at Sea. 

THE ocean hath no danger 
Inj those whose prayers are made 

To 1 lilii Who, in :i maimer, 

A helpless l>al>c was laid; 
Who, born t«» tribulatioo 

And every human ill, 
Yet, Lord ft' Hie creation, 

Tlie w ildest waves ean still. 

2 If fierce the tempest round us, 
And white the angry deep, 

Yet Hi , Whose love hath toimd US, 

( ';m t Til Hi- t reasure Keep; 

Nor wind QOr \rave ean harm us, 

Nor hope itself gron dim. 

No tempest need alarm us, 

it peace pre Beck in Him. 

3 Though life itself ho waning, 

And wraves shall o'er us tweep, 

Tlit- wild wind's sad complaining 

Shall lull us still to sleep; 
For, as a gentle slumber, 

E'en death itself shall prove 
To those whom Christ doth number 

A> worthy of His love. 

4 Then, Holy Jesus, hoar us, 

And keop us free from harm, 
Have pity, Lord, and bear us 

On Thy supporting arm, 
Should storm or calm befall us, 

Whate'er our lot may be, 
When all is o'er, — then call us 

Home, Saviour, — home to Thee. 




JESUS! the very thought of Thee 
With sweetness fills the breast; 
But sweetor far Thy face to see, 
And in Thy presence rest. 

2 Nor voice can sing, nor heart can frame, 

Xor can the memory find 
A sweeter sound than Thy blest Name, 
I » Saviour of mankind! 

3 O Hope of every contrite heart, 

O Joy of all the meek, 
To those who fall, how kind Thou art, 
How good to those who seek! 

4 Rut what to those who find? Ah, this 

Nor tongue nor pen can sho* ; 
The love of JesUS, what it is, 
None but His loved ones know. 


f> Jesus, our only Joy be Thou, 
As Thou our Prize wilt In-; 
JesiUi be Thou our Glory now 

And through eternit\ ! 



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Our hope for years to come, 
Our shelter from the stormy blast, 
And our eternal home! 

2 Under the shadow of Thy throne 

Thy saints have dwelt secure; 
Sufficient is Thine arm alone, 
And our defence is sure. 

3 Before the hills in order stood, 

Or earth received her frame, 

From everlasting Thou art God, 

To endless years the same. 

4 A thousand ages in Thy sight 

Are like an evening gone, 
Short as the watch that ends the night, 
Before the rising sun. 

B Time, like an ever-rolling stream, 
Hears all it ^ sons away; 
They fly, forgotten as a dream 
Dies at the opening day 

o Our God, our help in ages past, 
( )ur hope for years to rolne, 
Be Thou our guard while troubles last, 
Aral our eternal home! 



DOMINUS REGIT ME. 8 7,8 7. Iambic. 









THE King of love my Shepherd is, 
Whose goodness faileth never; 
I nothing lack if I am His 
And He is mine (or ever. 

2 Where streams of living water flow 
My ransomed soul He leadeth, 
And, where the verdant pastures grow 
With food celestial feedeth. 

3 Perverse and foolish, oft I strayed, 

But yet in love He sought me, 
And on His shoulder gently laid, 
And home, rejoicing, brought me. 

4 In death's dark vale I fear no ill 

With Thee, dear Lord, beside me, 
Thy rod and staff my comfort still, 
Thy Cross before to guide me. 

5 Thou spread'st a table in my sight; 

Thy unction grace bestoweth; 

And O, what transport and delight 

From Thy pure chalice floweth! 

6 And bo through all the length of days 

Thy goodness faileth never; 
Good Shepherd! may I sing Thy praise 
Within Thy house for ever. 


MELITA. 8 8,88,88. 



For those at Sea. 

ETERNAL Father! strong to save, 
Whose arm doth bind the restless wave, 
Who bid's! the mighty ocean deep 
Its own appointed limits kt ep; 
O hear ns when we CTJ to Thee 
For those in peril on t hi 

2 O Saviour, Whose almighty word 

The winds and waves submissive heard, 
Who walkedsl on the foaming deep, 

And calm amid the storm didst sleep; 
<) hear us when we cry to Thee 
For those in peril >>ii t be sea, 

3 () Holy Spirit, Who did-t brood 

I pon the waters dark and rude, 
Who bad's! their angry tumuli cease, 
And give for wild confusion pence; 

O hear us when we cry to Thee 
For those in peril on the eea. 


4 O Trinity of Love and Power! 

Our brethren shield in danger's hour; 
From rock and tempest, fire and foe, 
Protect them wheresoe'er they go; 
And ever let there rise to Thee 
Glad hymns of praise from land and sea. 


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MY faith looks up to Thee, 
Thou Lamb of Calvary, 
Saviour divine! 
Now hear me while I pray: 
Take all my guilt away, 
O let me from this day 
Be wholly Thine. 

3 While life's dark maze I tread/ 
And griefs around me spread, 

Be Thou my Guide; 
Bid darkness turn to day, 
Wipe sorrow r 's tears away, 
Nor let me ever stray 

From Thee aside. 

2 May Thy rich grace impart 4 When ends life's transient dream, 

Strength to my fainting heart, 

My zeal inspire; 
As Thou hast died for me, 
O may my love to Thee, 
Pure, warm, and changeless be, 

A living fire. 

When death's cold sullen stream 

Shall o'er me roll; 
Blest Saviour, then, in love 
Fear and distrust remove; 
O bear me safe above, 

A ransomed soul. 



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LOVE divine, all love excelling, 
Joy of heaven, to earth come down! 
Fix in us Thy humble dwelling, 

All Thy faithful mercies crown. 
Jesus, Thou art all compassion, 

Pure unbounded love Thou art ; 
Visit us with Thy salvation, 
Enter every trembling heart. 

2 Breathe, O breathe Thy loving spirit 

Into every troubled breast 
Let us all in Thee inherit, 

Let us find Thy promised rest. 
Take away the love of sinning; 

Alpha and Omega be; 
End of faith, as its beginning, 

Stt our hearts at libei t \ . 


:{ Comti Almmhu to deliver, 

Let us all Thy life receive ; 
Graciously return, and nevtr, 

Never more Thy temples lottre. 
Thee we would be always blessing, 

Serve Thee as Thy hosts above, 
Pray, and praise Thee without ceasing, 

Glory in Thy precious love. 

4 Finish then Thy new creation, 

Pure and spotless let us be; 
Lei us see Thy great salvation 

Perfectly restored in Thee! 
Changed from glory into glory, 

Till in heaven we take our place, 
Till we cast our crowns before Thee, 

Lost in wonder, love, and praise. 


TOPLADY. 7 7, 7 7, 7 7. 


ROCK of Ages, cleft for me, 
Let me hide myself in Thee; 
Let the Water and the Blood, 
From Thy riven side which flowed, 
Be of sin the double cure, 
Cleanse me from its guilt andpower. 


2 Not the labors of my hands 
Can fulfill Thy Law's demands; 
Could my seal bo respite know, 
Could my tears for over flow, 
All for .sin could not atone; 
Thou must save, and Thou alone. 

3 Nothing in my hand I bring, 
Simply to Thy Cross I cling; 
Naked, come to Thee for dress; 
Helpless, look to Thee for grace; 
Foul, 1 to the fountain fly; 
Wash me, Saviour, or I die! 

4 While 1 draw this fleeting breath, 
When mine eyelids close in death, 
When 1 soar to worlds unknown, 
See Thee on Thy judgment-throne, 
Rock of Ages, cleft for me, 

Let me hide myself in Thee! 


ST. GERTRUDE. 6 5, 6 5. D. With Refrain. 


ONWARD, Christian soldiers, 
Marching as to war, 
With the Cross of Jesus 

Going on before. 
Christ, the royal Master, 
Leads against the foe; 
Forward into battle, 
See, His banners go! 

Onward, Christian soldiers, 

Marching as to war, 
With the Cross of Jesus 
Going on before. 

2 Like a mighty army, 

Moves the Church of God: 
Brothers, we are treading 

Where the saints have trod. 
We are not divided, 

All one body we, 
One in hope and doctrine, 

One in charity. 

3 Crown and thrones may perish, 

Kingdoms rise and wane, 
But the Church of Jesus 

Constant will remain. 
Gates of hell can never 

'Gainst that Church prevail; 
We have Christ's own promise, 

And that cannot fail. 

4 Onward, then, ye faithful, 

Join our happy throng, 
Blend with ours your voices, 

In the triumph-song; 
Glory, laud, and honor, 

Unto Christ the Kin«; 
This, through countless ages, 

Men and angels sing. 




JUST as I am, without one plea 
But that Thy Blood was shed for me, 
And that Thou bidst me come to Thee, 
O Lamb of God, I come, I come! 

2 Just as 1 am, and waiting not 
To rid my soul of one dark blot ; 

To Thee, Whose Blood can cleanse each spot, 
O Lamb of God, I come, I come! 

3 Just as I am, though tossed about 
With many a conflict, many a doubt, 
Fighting and feare within, without, 
O Lamb of God, I come, I come! 

4 .lust ae 1 .'tin, poor, wretched, blind, 
Sight, riches, healing of the mind. 
Yea, all I need, in Thee to find, 

O Lamb of God, I come, I come! 

5 Just ae 1 am; Thou wilt receive, 
Wilt welcome, pardon, oleanee, relieve; 
Because Thy promise I believe, 
1 1 Lamb of ( i<»d, l oome, 1 come! 

Just M I am; Thy love unknown 

I Fan broken every barrier down; 
Now to be Thine, yea, Thine alone, 

( » Lamb Of God, I come, I come! 



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VTEARER, my God, to Thee, 
i.1 Nearer to Thee; 
E'en though it be a cross 

That raiseth me, 
Still, all my song shall be, 
Nearer, my God, to Thee, 

Nearer to Thee! 

2 Though, like a wanderer, 

The sun gone down, 
Darkness be over me, 

My rest a stone, 
Yet in my dreams I'd be 
Nearer, my God, to Thee, 

Nearer to Thee! 

3 There let my way appear 

Steps unto heaven; 
All that Thou sendest me 

In mercy given; 
Angels to beckon me 
Nearer, my God, to Thee, 

Nearer to Thee! 

4 Then with my waking thoughts 

Bright with Thy praise, 
Out of my stony griefs 

Bethel I'll raise; 
So by my woes to be 
Nearer, my God, to Thee, 

Nearer to Thee! 

5 Or, if on joyful wing 

Cleaving the sky, 
Sun, moon, and stars forgot, 

Upward I fly; 
Still, all my song shall be, 
Nearer, my God, to Thee, 

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JESUS, still lead on, 
Till our rest be won; 
And although the way be cheerless, 
We will follow, calm and fearless; 
Guide us by Thy hand 
To our fatherland. 

If the way be drear, 

If the foe be noar, 
Let not faithless fears o'ertake us, 
Let not faith and hope forsake us; 

For through many a foe 

To our home we go. 

When we Beek relict 

From a long-felt grief, 
When temptations come alluring, 
Make us patient and enduring; 
Show us that bright shore 
Where we weep no more. 

Jesus, still lead on, 
Till our rest be won; 

Heavenly Leader, -till direct us, 

Still support, OOneole, protect us, 
Till we safely stand 
In our fatherland. 



STEPHANOS. 8 5,8 3. 

ART thou weary, art thou languid, 
Art thou sore distressed? 
"Come to Me," saith One, "and coming, 
Be at rest." 

2 Hath He marks to lead me to Him, 

If He be my Guide? 
"In His feet and hands are wound-prints 
And His side." 

3 Hath He diadem, as Monarch, 

That His brow adorns? 
"Yea, a crown in very surety, 
But of thorns." 

4 If I find Him, if I follow, 

What His guerdon here? 
"Many a sorrow, many a labor, 
Many a tear." 

5 If I still hold closely to Him, 

What hath He at last? 
"Sorrow vanquished, labor ended, 
Jordan passed." 

6 If I ask Him to receive me, 

Will He say me nay? 
"Not till earth and not till heaven 
Pass away." 

7 Finding, following, keeping, struggling, 

la He sure to bless? 
"Saints, apostles, prophets, martyrs, 
Answer, 'Yes.' " 



ST. ANDREW OF CRETE. 6 5, 6 5. D. 

CHRISTIAN, dost thou see them 3 
On the holy ground, 
How the hosts of darkness 
Compass thee around'.' 

Christian, up and smite them, 
Counting gain but loss; 

Smite them by the merit 

Of the holy Cross. 

Christian, dost thou hear them, 
How they speak thee fair: 

"Aluavs fast and vigil'.' 
Always s atch and prayer?" 

Christian, answer boldly, 
"While I breathe, I pray." 

! ball follow battle, 

Night shall end in day. 

'l Christian, dost thou feel them, 4 Hear the words of Jesus: 

How they work within, 
Striving, tempting, luring, 

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Never be down-east ; 
Gird thee for the battle, 

Watch and pray and fast. 

"< » My servant true. 
Thou art very weary, — 

I was weary too; 

But that toil shall make thee 

Borne day all Mine own, 

And the end of sorrow 
Shall be near My throne." 



PENITENCE. 6 5, 6 5. D. 

IN the hour of trial, 
Jesus, plead for me, 
Lest by base denial, 

I depart from Thee; 
When Thou seest me waver, 

With a look recall, 
Nor for fear or favor 
Suffer me to fall. 

3 Should Thy mercy send me 

Sorrow, toil, and woe; 
Or should pain attend me 

On my path below; 
Grant that I may never 

Fail Thy hand to see; 
Grant that I may ever 

Cast my care on Thee. 

2 With forbidden pleasures 

Should this vain world charm, 
Or its tempting treasures 

Spread, to work me harm, 
Bring to my remembrance 

Sad Gethsemano, 
Or, in darker semblance, 

Cross-crowned Calvary. 

4 When my last hour cometh, 

Fraught with strife and pain, 
When my dust returneth 

To the dust again; 
On Thy truth relying 

Through that mortal strife, 
Jesus, take me, dying, 

To eternal life. 


FALFIELD. 8 7, 8 7. D. 


JESUS, I my cross have taken, 
All to leave and follow Thee; 
Destitute, despised, forsaken, 

Thou from hence my All shalt be. 
Perish every fond ambition, 

All I've sought, or hoped, or known; 
Yet how rich is my condition: 

God and heaven are still ni\ own. 

M:m may trouble and distress me, 

'Twill but drive rue to Thy I 
Life with trials haul may press me, 

Heaven will bring me sweeter rest. 

( >, 'tis not in grief to harm me, 
While Thy love is lefl to me; 

O. '< were nol in joy to ''hiuni me, 
Were that joy unmixed with Thee. 


3 Take, my soul, thy full salvation; 

Rise o'er sin, and fear, and care; 
Joy to find in every station, 

Something still to do or bear. 
Think what Spirit dwells within thee, 

What a Father's smile is thine, 
What a Saviour died to win thee; 

Child of heaven, shouldst thou repine? 

4 Haste, then, on from grace to glory, 

Armed by faith and winged by prayer; 
Heaven's eternal day's before thee, 

God's own hand shall guide thee there. 
Soon shall close thine earthly mission, 

Swift shall pass thy pilgrim dajs; 
Hope soon change to glad fruition, 

Faith to sight, and prayer to praise. 


ASLEEP in Jesus! blessed sleep, 
From which none ever wakes to weep; 
A calm and undisturbed repose, 
Unbroken by the last of foes. 

2 Asleep in Jesus! O how sweet 
To be for such a slumber meet; 
With holy confidence to sing 

That death has lost his venomed sting. 

3 Asleep in Jesus! peaceful rest,' 
Whose waking is supremely blest; 
No fear, nor woe, shall dim that hour 
That manifests the Saviour's power. 

4 Asleep in Jesus! O, for me 
May such a blissful refuge be! 
Securely shall my ashes lie, 
Waiting the summons from on high. 



AURELIA. 7 6, 7 6. D. 

THE Church's one foundation 
Is Jesus Christ, her Lord; \ 
She is His new creation 

By water and the Word; 
From heaven He came and sought her 

To be His holy Bride, 
With His own Blood He bought her, 
And for her life He died. 

2 Elect from every nation, 

Yet OM o'er :ill the earth, 
II<t charter of salvation, 

One Lord, one Faith, one Birth; 

One holy Name sin- 1>1- 

I'.u t.'kcs one holy Food, 
And to one hope shfl I>" 

With every grace endued. 


3 Though, with a scornful wonder, 

Men see her sore oppressed, 
By schisms rent asunder, 

By heresies distressed; 
Yet saints their watch are keeping, 

Their cry goes up, "How long?" 
And soon the night of weeping 

Shall be the morn of song. 

4 'Mid toil and tribulation, 

And tumult of her war, 
She waits the consummation 

Of peace for evermore; 
Till, with the vision glorious, 

Her longing eyes are blest, 
And the great Church victorious 

Shall be the Church at rest. 


BREAD to pilgrims given, 
Richer than angels eat, 
O Manna sent from heaven, 

For heaven-born natures meet! 
Give us, for Thee long pining, 

To eat till richly filled; 
Till, earth's delights resigning, 
Our every wish is stilled! 

2 O Fountain, life bestowing, 

From out the Saviour's heart, 
A Fountain purely flowing, 

A Fount of Love Thou art! 
O let us, freely tasting, 

Our burning thirst assuage! 
Thy sweetness, never wasting, 

Avails from age to age. 

3 Jesus, this feast receiving, 

We Thee unseen adore; 
Thy faithful Word believing, 

We take, and doubt no more. 
Give us, Thou true and loving. 

On earth to live in Thee; 
Then, death the veil removing, 

Thy glorious face to see! 



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A MIGHTY Fortress is our God, 
A trusty Shield and Weapon; 
He helps us free from every need 
That hath us now o'ertaken. 
The old bitter foe 
Means us deadly woe: 
Deep guile and great might 
Are his dread arms in fight, 
On earth is not his equal. 

With might of ours can naught be done, 

Soon were our loss effected; 
But for us fights the Valiant One 
Whom God Himself elected. 
Ask ye, Who is this? 
Jesus Christ it is, 
Of Sabaoth Lord, 
And there's none other God, 
He holds the field for ever. 

3 Though devils nil the world should fill, 
All watching to devour in 

We tremble not . * B ftftl no ill, 
They ciniiot overpower us. 


This world's prince may still 

Scowl fierce as he will, 

He can harm us none, 

He's judged, the deed is done, 

One little word o'erthrows him. 

The Word they still shall let remain, 

Nor any thanks have for it, 
He's by our side upon the plain, 
With His good gifts and Spirit, 
Take they then our life, 
Goods, fame, child, and wife; 
When their worst is done, 
They yet have nothing won, 
The Kingdom ours remaineth. 


ST. CATHERINE. 8 8,88,88. 

JESUS, Thy boundless love to me 
No thought can reach, no tongue declare; 
Unite my thankful heart to Thee, 

And reign without a rival there. 
Thine wholly, Thine alone I am; 
Be Thou alone my constant flame. 
Unwearied, may I this pursue, 

Dauntless, to this high prize aspire, 
Hourly within my soul renew 

This holy flame, this heavenly fire; 
And day and night be all my care 
To guard this sacred treasure there! 



CLOISTERS. 11 11 11,5. 

LORD of our life, and God of our salvation, 
Star of our night, and Hope of every nation, 
Hear and receive Thy Church's supplication, 
Lord God Almighty. 

2 See round Thine ark the hungry billows curling, 
See how Thy foes their banners are unfurling; 
Lord, while their darts envenomed they are hurling, 

Thou canst preserve us. 

3 Lord, Thou canst help when earthly armor faileth, 
Lord, Thou canst save when deadly sin assaileth, 
Lord, o'er Thy Rock nor death nor hell pre^aileth; 

Grant us Thy peace, Lord. 

4 Peace in our hearts, our evil thoughts assuaging, 
Peace in Thy Church, whore brothers are engaging, 
Peace when the world its busy war is waging; 

Calm Thy foes' raging. 

ft Grant us Thy help till backward they are driven; 
Grant them Thy truth, that they may be forgiven; 
Grant peace on earth, and, after we have striven, 
Peace in Thy heaven. 



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Let me to Thy bosom fly, 
While the nearer waters roll, 

While the tempest still is high; 
Hide me, O my Saviour, hide, 
Till the storm of life is past; 
Safe into the haven guide, 
O receive my soul at last. 

2 Other refuge have I none; 

Hangs my helpless soul on Thee; 
Leave, ah, leave me not alone, 

Still support and comfort me. 
All my trust on Thee is stayed, 

All my help from Thee I bring; 
Cover my defenceless head 

With the shadow of Thy wing. 


3 Thou, O Christ, art all I want; 

More than all in Thee I find. 
Raise the fallen, cheer the faint, 

Heal the sick, and lead the blind. 
Just and holy is Thy Name, 

I am all unrighteousness; 
False and full of sin I am, 

Thou art full of truth and grace. 

4 Plenteous grace with Thee is found, 

Grace to cover all my sin; 
Let the healing streams abound; 

Make and keep me pure within. 
Thou of life the Fountain art, 

Freely let me take of Thee; 
Spring Thou up within my heart, 

Rise to all eternity. 




OFT in danger, oft in woe, 
< toward, Christians, onward go: 
Fight the fight, maintain the strife, 
Strengthened with the bread of life. 

2 Let your drooping hearts be glad; 
March, in heavenly armor dad; 

Fight, oor think the battle long; 

Victory BOOn shall tunc your wong. 

8 Let no sorrow dim youi 
Soon shall even t <>:u he drj ; 
Let do \\ «>c your course impede, 
Qreat youi strength, 11 great youi need. 



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FOR all the saints who from their labors rest, 
Who Thee by faith before the world confessed, 
Thy Name, () Jesus, be for ever blest. Alleluia! 

2 Thou wast their Rock, their Fortress and their Might; 
Thou, Lord, their Captain in their well-fought fight; 
Thou, in the darkness drear, their one true Light. Alleluia! 

3 O may Thy soldiers, faithful, true and bold, 
Fight as the saints who nobly fought of old, 

And win, with them, the victor's crown of gold. Alleluia! 

4 O blest communion, fellowship divine! 
We feebly struggle, they in glory shine; 

Yet all are one in Thee, for all are Thine. Alleluia! 

5 The golden evening brightens in the west; 
Soon, soon to faithful warriors cometh rest; 
Sweet is the calm of Paradise the blest. Alleluia! 

6 But lo! there breaks a yet more glorious day: 
The saints triumphant rise in bright array; 

The King of Glory passes on His way. Alleluia! 

7 From earth's wide bounds, from ocean's farthest coast, 
Through gates of pearl streams in the countless host, 
Singing to Father, Son and Holy Ghost: Alleluia! 



PILOT. 7 7,77,77. 


JESUS, Saviour, pilot me, 
Over life's tempestuous sea; 
Unknown waves before me roll, 
Hiding rock and treacherous shoal; 
Chart and compass come from Thee; 
Jesus, Saviour, pilot me. 

2 As a mother stills her child, 
Thou canst hush the ooean wild; 
Boisterous waves obey Thy will 

\\ ben Thou ,sa\ \st to them, "Be stilll" 
Wondrous Sovereign of the sea, 
Jesus, Saviour, pilot me. 

3 When at last I near the shore, 
And the fearful breakers roar 

Twixt me and the peaceful rest, 
Then, while leaning on Thy breast, 
May I hear Thee sa\ to DM, 

"Fear not, I will pilot thee!" 



AT even ere the sun was set, 
The sick, O Lord, around Thee lay; 
O, in what divers pains they met! 
O, with what joy they went away! 

2 Once more 'tis eventide, and we 

Oppressed with various ills, draw near; 
What if Thy form we cannot see? 

We know and feel that Thou art here. 

3 O Saviour Christ, our woes dispel; 

For some are sick and some are sad, 
And some have never loved Thee well; 
And some have lost the love they had; 

4 And some are pressed with worldly care; 

And some are tried with sinful doubt; 
And some such grievous passions tear, 
That only Thou canst cast them out; 

5 And none, O Lord, have perfect rest, 

For none are wholly free from sin; 
And they who fain would serve Thee best 
Are conscious most of wrong within. 

6 O Saviour Christ, Thou too art Man; 

Thou hast been troubled, tempted, tried; 
Thy kind but searching glance can scan 
The very wounds that shame would hide; 

7 Thy touch has still its ancient power; 

No word from Thee can fruitless fall; 
Hear, in this solemn evening hour, 
And in Thy mercy heal us all. 













SUN of my soul, Thou Saviour dear. 
It is not night if Thou be near; 
O may no earth-born cloud arise 
To hide Thee from Thy servant's eyes. 

2 When the soft dews of kindly sleep 
My wearied eyelids gently steep, 

Be my last thought, how Bweet to rest 
For ever on my Saviour's breast. 

3 Abide with me from morn till eve, 
For without Thee I cannot live; 
Abide with me when night is nigh, 
For without Thee I dare not die. 

4 If some poor wandering child of Thine 
Have spurned to-day the voice divine, 
Now, Lord, the gracious work begin; 
Let him no more lie down in sin. 

o Watch by the Bick; enrich the poor 
With blessings from Thy boundless store; 
Be every mourner's Bleep to-night 
Like infant's slumbers, pure and tight* 

Come Dear and bless us when we wake, 
Ere through the world our way we take; 
Till in the ocean of Thy love 
We Lose ourselva in heaven above. 



ABIDE with me; fast falls the eventide; 
L The darkness deepens, Lord, with me abide; 
When other helpers fail, and comforts flee, 
Help of the helpless, O abide with me. 

2 Thou on my head in early youth didst smile, 
And, though rebellious and perverse meanwhile, 
Thou hast not left me, oft as I left Thee: 

On to the close, O Lord, abide with me! 

3 I need Thy presence every passing hour; 

What but Thy grace can foil the tempter's power? 
Who like Thyself my guide and stay can be? 
Through cloud and sunshine, O abide with me. 

4 I fear no foe, with Thee at hand to bless; 
Ills have no weight, and tears no bitterness. 
Where is death's sting? Where, grave, thy victory? 
I triumph still, if Thou abide with me! 

5 Hold Thou Thy Cross before my closing eyes, 

Shine through the gloom, and point me to the skies; 
Heaven's morning breaks, and earth's vain shadows flee; 
In life, in death, O Lord, abide with me. 



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SAVIOUR, again to Thy dear Name we raise 
With one accord our parting hymn of praise; 
Once more we bless Thee ere our worship cease, 
Then, lowly bending, wait Thy word of peace. 

2 Grant us Thy peace upon our homeward way; 
With Thee began, with Thee shall end the day; 
Guard Thou the lips from sin, the hearts from shame, 
That in this house have called upon Tli.\ Name. 

3 Grant us Thy peace, Lord, thro' the coming night, 

Turn Th0U for UB itfl darkness into liejit: 

From harm and danger keep Thj children free, 

POT dark and light are both alike to Thee. 

\ Grant in Thy peaoe throughout our earthly life, 

Our balm in sorrow, and our sta\ in strife; 

Then, when Thy voice shall bid our conflict pea se , 
( "nil us, LokI, to Thine eternal peaoe. 


ST. GABRIEL. 8 8,8 4. 


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THE radiant morn hath passed away, 
And spent too soon her golden store; 
The shadows of departing day- 
Creep on once more. 

2 Our life is but an autumn sun, 

Its glorious noon how quickly past; 
Lead us, O Christ, our life-work done, 
Safe home at last. 

3 O! by Thy soul-inspiring grace 

Uplift our hearts to realms on high; 
Help us to look to that bright place 
Beyond the sky; 

4 Where light, and life, and joy, and peace 
In undivided empire reign, 
And thronging angels never cease 
Their deathless strain; 

5 Where saints are clothed in spotless white, 
And evening shadows never fall, 
Where Thou, eternal Light of Light, 
Art Lord of all. 



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SAVIOUR, bless us ere we go; 
Thy Word into our minds instill; 
And make our lukewarm hearts to glow 
With lowly love and fervent will. 

Through life's long day, and death's dark night, 
O gentle Jesus, be our Light. 

2 The day is done, its hours have run, 

And Thou hast taken count of all, 
The scanty triumphs grace hath won, 
The broken vow, the frequent fall. — Ref. 

3 Grant us, O Lord, from evil ways 

True absolution and release; 
And bless us more than in past days 
With purity and inward peace. — Ref. 

4 Do more than pardon: give us Joy, 

Sweet fear and sober liberty, 
And loving hearts without alloy, 

That only long to be like Thee — Ref. 


5 Labor is sweet for Thou hast toiled; 

And care is light for Thou hast cared; 
Ah, never let our works be soiled 

With self, or by deceit ensnared. — Re/. 

6 For all we love, the poor, the sad, 
The sinful, unto Thee we call; 
O let Thy mercy make us glad; 

Thou art our Jesus and our All. — Re/. 


GALILEE. 87,87. 

JESUS calls us; o'er the tumult 
Of our life's wild, restless sea, 
Day by day His sweet voice soundeth, 
Saying, "Christian, follow me." 

2 In our joys and in our sorrows, 
Days of toil and hours of ease, 
Still He calls, in cares and pleasures, 
"Christian, love Me more than these.' 

Jesus calls us: by Thy mercies, 
Saviour, may we hear Thy call, 

Give our hearts to Thy obedience, 
Serve and love Thee best of all. 


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HE leadeth mc! O blessed thought! 
O words with heavenly comfort fraught! 
Whate'er I do, where'er I be, 
Still 'tis God's hand that leadeth me. 

He leadeth me! He leadeth me! 
By His own hand He leadeth me! 

His faithful follower I would be, 
For by His hand He leadeth me. 

'2 And when rny t:is>k on earth is done, 
When, by Thy grace, the victory's won, 
E'en death's cold wave I will not Bee, 
Since God through Jordan leadeth me. — Rif.] 




I HEARD the voice of Jesus say: 
"Come unto Me and rest; 
Lay down, thou weary one, lay down 

Thy head upon My breast." 
I came to Jesus as I was, 

Weary, and worn, and sad; 

I found in Him a resting-place, 

And He hath made me glad. 

I heard the voice of Jesus say: 

"Behold, I freely give 
The living water, thirsty one, 

Stoop down, and drink, and live." 
I came to Jesus and I drank 

Of that life-giving stream ; 
My thirst was quenched, my soul revived, 

And now I live in Him. 


3 I heard the voice of Jesus say: 

*'I am this dark world's Light; 
Look unto Me, thy morn shall rise, 

And all thy day be bright." 
I looked to JeflUB, arid I found 

In Him my Star, my Sun; 
And in that Light of life I'll walk 

Till traveling days are done. 


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Outside the fast-closed door. 
In lowly patience waiting 

To pass the threshold o'er: 
Shiuiit on us, Christian brethren, 

His Name and sign who bear, 

Oh shame, thrice shame upon us 

To keep Him standing there! 

2 O Jesus, Thou art knocking; 

And lo! that hand is scarred, 
And thorns Thj r brow encircle, 

And tears Thy face have marred* 
O love that passeth knowledge, 

So patiently to wait! 
O sin that hath no equal, 

So fast to bar the gate! 

3 O Jesus, Thou art pleading 

In accents meek and low, 
"I died for you, My children, 

And will ye treat Me so?" 
O Lord, with shame and sorrow 

We open now the door; 
Dear Saviour, enter, enter, 

And leave us nevermore. 



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JERUSALEM the golden, 
With milk and honey blest, 
Beneath thy eontemplation 

Sink heart and voice oppressed 
I know not, O I know not, 

What social joys arc there. 
What radiancy of glory, 

What light beyond compare! 

2 And when I fain would sing them 
My spirit fails and faints, 
And vainly would it image 
Th' assembly of the saints. 

They stand, those halls of Sion, 
Conjubilant with song, 

And bright with many an angel, 
And all the martyr throng: 

3 There is the Throne of David; 
And there, from rare released, 

l be song of them thai triumph, 

The shout of them thin 
And they who. with their Leader, 

Have conquered in the fight, 
For ever and for ever 

Are clad in robes of white! 




THE Son of God goes forth to war, 
A kingly crown to gain; 
His blood-red banner streams afar; — 

Who follows in His train? 
Who best can drink His cup of woe, 

Triumphant over pain, 
Who patient bears his cross below, 
He follows in His train. 

2 The martyr first, whose eagle eye 

Could pierce beyond the grave, 
Who saw his Master in the sky, 

And called on Him to save; 
Like Him, with pardon on his tongue, 

In midst of mortal pain, 
He prayed for them that did the wrong;- 

Who follow.-, in his train".' 

3 A glorious hand, the chosen few, 

< >n whom the Spirit came, 
Twelve valiant saints, their hope they knew, 

And mocked the cross and flame. 
They met the tyrant's brandished steel, 

The lion's gory mane; 
They bowed their necks the death to feel; — 

Who follows in their train? 


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LEAD, kindly Light! amid th' encircling gloom. 
Lead Thou dm on; 
The night ifl darki and I am far from home, 

Lead Thou me on ; 
Keep Thou mj feel , 1 do not ask to see 
The distant ■<•. ae; one itep enough for mc. 


3 I was not ever thus, nor prayed that Thou 

Shouldst load me on; 
I loved to choose and see my path; but now 

Lead Thou me on; 
I loved the garish day, and, spite of fears, 
Pride ruled my will. Remember not past years. 

3 So long Thy power has blessed me, sure it still 

Will lead me on 
O'er moor and fen, o'er crag and torrent, till 

The night is gone; 
And with the morn those angel faces smile 
Which I have loved long since, and lost awhile! 





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MOTHER dear, Jerusulem! 
When shall I come to thee? 
When shall my sorrows have an end? 
Thy joys when shall I see? 


O happy harbor of God's saints! 

O sweet and pleasant soil! 
In thee no sorrow can be found, 

No grief, no care, no toil. 

' No murky cloud o'ershadows thee, 

Nor cold nor darksome night; 
There every soul shines as the sun, 

For God Himself gives light. 
O my sweet home Jerusalem, 

Thy joys when shall I see? 
The king that sitteth on thy throne 

In His felicity? 

3 Thy gardens and thy gallant walks 

Continually are green, 
There grow such sweet and pleasant flowers 

As nowhere else are seen. 
Quite through thy streets, with silver sound. 

The flood of life doth flow, 
Upon whose banks, on either side, 

The wood of life doth grow. 

4 There trees for evermore bear fruit, 

And evermore do spring; 
There evermore the nngels are, 

And evermore do sing. 
Jerusalem, my happy home, 

Would God I were in thee; 
Would God my woes were at an end, 

Thy joys that I might see! 



OH, nay, can you sec, by the dawn's early light, 
What M proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming, 
WhOM broad stripes and bright stars, through tin* perilous fight, 

O'er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming? 

And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, 

Qave proof through the night that our I lag was still there; 

Cho. — Oh, say, do.s that Star-spangled Banner still wave 

O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave? 


2 On the shore dimly seen through the mints of the deep. 

Where the foe's haughty host in dread silence reposes. 
What is that which the breeze, o'er the towering steep, 

As it fitfully blows, half conceal*, half discloses? 
Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, 

In full glory reflected, now shines on the stream: 

Cho. — Tis the Star-spangled Banner: oh, long may it wave 
O'er the land of the free, and the home of the brave. 

3 Oh, thus be it ever when freemen shall stand 

Between their loved home and wild war's desolation; 
Blest with victory and peace, may the heaven-rescued land 

Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nationl 
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just, 

And this be our motto: "In God is our trust!" 

Cho. — And the Star-spangled Banner in triumph shall wave 
O'er the land of the free, and the home of the. brave. 



MINE eyes have seen the glory of the coming of the Lord; 
He is tramping out the vintage where the grapes of wrath are 
He hath loosed the fateful lightning of His terrible swift sword! 
His truth is marching on. 

Glory, glory, hallelujah! 
Glory, glory, hallelujah! 
Glory, glory, hallelujah! 
His truth is marching on. 

2 I have seen Him in the watch-fires of a hundred circling camps; 

They have builded Him an altar in the evening dews and damps; 
I have read His righteous sentence by the dim and flaring lamps; 
His truth is marching on. 

3 He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; 

He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment-seat; 
Oh, be swift, my soul, to answer Him! be jubilant, my feet! 
Our God is marching on. 

4 In the beauty of the lilies Christ was born across the sea, 

With a glory in His bosom that transfigures you and me; 
As He died to make men holy, let us die to make men free, 
While God is marching or>. 




OH, Columbia, the gem of the ocean, 
The home of the brave and the free, 
The shrine of each patriot's devotion, 

A world offers homage to thee; 
Thy mandates make heroes assemble, 

When Liberty's form stands in view; 
Thy banners make tyranny tremble, 

When borne by the red, white and blue, 
When borne by the red, white and blue, 
When borne by the red, white and blue, 
Thy banners make tyranny tremble, 

When borne by the red, white and blue. 

2 When war winged its wide desolation, 

And threatened the land to deform, 
The ark then of freedom's foundation, 

Columbia, rode safe thro' the storm: 
With the garlands of victory around her, 

When so proudly she bore her brave crew. 
With her flag proudly floating before her, 

The boast of the red, white and blue, 
The boast of the red, white and blue, 
The boast of the red, white and blue, 
With her flag proudly floating before her, 

The boast of the red, white and blue. 

3 The Star-spangled Banner bring hither, 

O'er Columbia's true sons let it wave; 
May the wreaths they have won never wither, 

Nor Its stars cease to shine on the brave; 
May the service united ne'er sever, 

But hold to their colors so true; 
The Army and Navy forever, 

Three cheers for the red, white and blue, 
Three cheers for the red, white and blue, 
Three cheers for the red, white and blue, 
The Army and Navy forever, 

Three cheers for the red. white and blue. 




A mighty Fortress is our God 42 

Abide with me; fast falls the eventide 51 

All hail the power of Jesus' Name 18 

Art thou weary, art thou languid 35 

Asleep in Jesus! blessed sleep 39 

At even ere the sun was set 49 

Beautiful Saviour! King of Creation! 22 

Christ, the Lord, is risen today 14 

Christian, dost thou see them 36 

Come hither, ye faithful, triumphantly sing 8 

Come, Holy Ghost, in love 16 

Come, Holy Spirit, God and Lord! 21 

Come, Thou Almighty King 15 

Eternal Father! strong to save 27 

For all the saints who from their labors rest 47 

God bless our native land 1 

God of our fathers, Whose Almighty Hand 3 

God, the All-merciful ! earth hath forsaken 4 

He leadeth me! blessed thought 56 

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty! 20 

How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord 9 

I heard the voice of Jesus say 57 

In the hour of trial 37 



Jerusalem the golden 59 

.Jesus calls us; o'er the tumult 55 

Jesus, I my cross have taken 38 

Jesus, Lover of my soul 45 

Jesus, Saviour, pilot me 48 

Jesus shall reign where'er the sun 17 

Jesus, still lead on 34 

Jesus! the very thought of Thee 24 

Jesus, Thy boundless love to me 13 

Joy to the world! 7 

Just as I am, without one plea 32 

Lead, kindly Light! amid th' encircling gloom 61 

Lord of our life and God of our salvation 44 

Love divine, all love excelling 29 

My country, 'tis of thee 2 

My faith looks up to Thee 28 

Nearer, my God, to Thee 33 

Now thank we all our God 19 

O Bread to pilgrims given 41 

O come, O come, Emmanuel 5 

O Jesus, Thou art standing 58 

O mother dear, Jerusalem! 62 

sacred Head, now wounded 11 

O Saviour, bless us ere we go 54 

Oft in danger, oft in woe 46 

Onward, Christian soldiers 31 

Our God, our help in ages past 25 

Rock of Ages, cleft for me 30 

Saviour, again to Thy deal Name we raise 52 

Silent night ! Holy night ! 6 

Sun of my soul, Thou Saviour dear 50 

The ( Jhurch's one Foundation 40 

The King of love my Shepherd is 20 



The ocean hath no danger 23 

The radiant morn hath passe. 1 away 53 

The Son of God goes forth to war 60 

The strife is o'er, the battle done! 13 

There is a green hill far away 10 

When I survey the wondrous Cross 12 

Battle Hymn of the Republic 64 

Columbia, the gem of the ocean 65 

The Star-spangled Banner 63 



I BELIEVE in God the Father Almighty, Maker 
of Heaven and earth. 

And in Jesus Christ His~only Son, our Lord; Who 
was conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of the Virgin 
Mary; Suffered under Pontius Pilate, Was crucified, 
dead, and buried; He descended into hell; The third 
day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into 
heaven, And sitteth on the right hand of God the 
Father Almighty; From thence He shall come to 
judge the quick and the dead. 

I believe in the Holy Ghost; The holy Christian 
Church, the Communion of Saints; The Forgiveness 
of sins; the Resurrection of the body; And the Life 
everlasting. Amen. 


OUR Father, who art in heaven; Hallowed be 
Thy Name; Thy kingdom come; Thy will be 
done on earth, as it is in heaven; Give us this day 
our daily bread; And forgive us our trespasses, as 
we forgive those who trespass against us; And lead 
us not into temptation; But deliver us from evil; 
For Thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the 
glory, for ever and ever. Amen. 


GLORY be to the Father, and to the Son, and to 
the Holy Ghost: as it was in the beginning, 
is now, and ever shall be, world without end. 


PRAISE God, from whom all blessings flow; 
Praise Him, all creatures here be'ow; 
Praise Him above, ye heavenly host ; 
Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost.